Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced that today Australia will hit a milestone of 70 per cent of its population over 16 having received one dose of vaccine.
The announcement came during the prime minister’s address to the nation regarding the recently-established AUKUS alliance.
“Today, we will hit 70 per cent of the country aged over 16 who have had their first dose,” he said.
“That 70 per cent double dose and 80 per cent double dose mark is within plain sight.
“Keep going Australia.”