“You think about a city as sophisticated and amazing as my home city of Sydney and what Sydney, in particular, has been able to achieve when you compare it to places like New York, London, Paris and so many of the great cities of the world.”
After watching how NSW residents will receive the vaccine at the RPA hub from Monday, the Prime Minister said he was most impressed by how “sympathetic” the workers and process was.
“I know, for many, this may be a very anxious process and I think the plans here have taken that into account: to reassure, to calm, to encourage, to observe, to make sure everybody is OK,” he said.
Reflecting on the past year of pandemic management, Mr Morrison said the national vaccination program worked to alleviate the early fears of the pandemic: that hospitals would be overrun with the seriously ill and Australia would be faced with a high death toll.
“This vaccination deals with that risk and as a result, that changes how we can confidently go ahead managing the virus in Australia into the future.”