March 8, 2021

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Australia news live: Victoria records three new Covid cases; PM refuses to give in to Facebook news ban

Scott Morrison vows to push ahead with media bargaining code after social media giant blocks...

Scott Morrison vows to push ahead with media bargaining code after social media giant blocks news in Australia. Follow all the developments live

11.10pm GMT

So a lot of the questions this press conference are surrounding when we are going to get approval from the TGA for domestically produced AstraZeneca vaccine.

Now that might seem a bit confusing since we got approval for this drug earlier in the week, but actually, that was only for the AstraZeneca doses we are importing from overseas.

Professor Skerritt outlined that on Monday and that is in his hands. We hope that will occur next month.

At this point that is completely in their hands. I can assure you I won’t be doing anything that would seek to place any undue pressure on them going through the proper medical process that they should follow. That is so important.

11.05pm GMT

So Berejiklian has expanded on those possible “incentives” and they… well, they honestly sound very similar to the penalities.

That will be up to private organisations. I presume airlines might say they would want people vaccinated when they are going on international flights.

There could be some hospitality venues that may be able to ease restrictions further if patrons are vaccinated. There is a range of options. I don’t want to speculate…

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