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As Australia climbs towards 70-80% vaccination coverage, the latest Taking the Pulse of the Nation (TTPN) survey explores the idea of ‘vaccine passports’ to allow certain freedoms for only those who are vaccinated.
Read the latest findings from the Melbourne Institute's Vaccine Hesitancy Tracker.
Our new Research Insight explores whether offering financial incentives to over 50's would increase vaccination uptake.
View the recordings and Q&A from our past virtual colloquia.