Good morning and welcome to the Tuesday blog.
I’m Matilda Boseley and let’s jump into the day’s news.
If you are over 50, there is a chance you could be eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine soon than expected. Australia is considering moving to a two-phase rollout plan as states put pressure on the federal government to get needles in arms sooner.
Despite usually being on good terms with the commonwealth, NSW premier Glady Berejiklian blasted the vaccine rollout ahead of the national cabinet meeting yesterday, suggesting anyone over 50 who wants the jab should be able to get one now the supply of AstraZeneca has ramped up.
It was a sentiment echoed by other state leaders as well.
By the end of that national cabinet…