Under 60s Allowed to Receive AstraZeneca Vaccine If They Choose [Headlines] - Hope 103.2

Under 60s Allowed to Receive AstraZeneca Vaccine If They Choose [Headlines]

GPs will be offered indemnity to give the AstraZeneca vaccine to any adults who choose to have it. And other top stories.

By Hope NewsroomTuesday 29 Jun 2021NewsReading Time: 2 minutes

Today’s headlines from the Hope News team. You can listen to hourly bulletin updates at hopenews.com.au.

Changes are being made to the nation’s vaccine rollout following a crisis meeting of National Cabinet.

GPs will be offered indemnity to give the AstraZeneca vaccine to any adults who choose to have it.

COVID vaccinations will also be mandatory for aged care workers, with all staff required to have at least one dose by September.

COVID-19 health alerts have been issued for nine more venues and multiple bus and train trips in Sydney.

The full details are available on the New South Wales Health website.

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The Perth and Peel regions in Western Australia are now in lockdown for at least the next four days, following another locally acquired case.

The original case, a woman who returned from Sydney, has the highly-infectious Delta variant.

Two more men have been charged over the alleged kidnapping of former Test cricketer Stuart MacGill.

Police said Mr MacGill was taken from Cremorne in April and bashed and held at gunpoint before being released in Sydney’s south west.

People paying off a mortgage or renting are more likely to be overweight or obese than those who own their home.

The findings have been revealed in a new report by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

The Roman Catholic Church in Poland said it has received more than 360 new reports of clergy sexually abusing children.

Poland’s Archbishop has apologised and says he and his colleagues feel great shame and pain for the victims.