First Nations community urged to get vaccinated

Derek Barry
By Derek Barry
Updated July 1 2021 - 5:41am, first published June 27 2021 - 1:37am
The Western Queensland Primary Health Network is spearheading a new campaign to raise awareness about the importance of getting accurate information about vaccines from reliable sources.

Western Queensland's First Nations communities are being encouraged to speak with local clinicians about the COVID vaccine, amid concerning reports of vaccine hesitancy among vulnerable populations in rural and remote Queensland.

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Derek Barry

Derek Barry

Editor, the North West Star

Editor of the North West Star Mount Isa since January 2016. Prior to that, an editor at several regional southern Queensland newspapers. Passionate about telling local stories. Comes with a strange accent to due an Irish accident of birth.