fiona.png
spreads (21).gif

The road ahead begins with the first prick


Image: ABC News Prime Minister Scott Morrison joined ten others today (Feb 21st 2021) to be the first in the Australia to receive their jabs saying: "I call on my fellow Australians, and I have, by my own example today, joined by the Chief Nurse of Midwifery and the Chief Medical Officer of our country, together with those Australians who are in the top priority of this vaccination program, to say to you Australians, it's safe, it's important. "Join us on this Australian path that sees us come out of the COVID-19 pandemic." Meanwhile across The Ditch the New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern pledged the first tranche of vaccinations will go "to the most at risk", which she said does not include herself.

"I will absolutely be vaccinated, my family members will be vaccinated. But right now I'm not the first order of priority. I don't have day to day contact with people who may have COVID-19. It is our cleaners. It is our security guards. It is our nurses who do the testing at our managed isolation facilities. They need to be first in line."

COMMENTS : Due to the risks associated with comments from unidentified contributors that expose The Beagle to possible legal actions under the NSW Defamation Act 2005 No 77 anonymous or Nom de Plume comments will not be available unless the author is known to the editor by way of a verified email address or by association.

Others who provide their REAL NAME (first name AND Surname) and a verifiable email address (it won't be published) are invited to comment below. (yes it is a pain but please comply - it would be a  shame to see your comment deleted)

Those contributors KNOWN to us and verified may continue to use their First Name or Nom de plume for ease. The primary need for all of this is due to traceability should a legal action arise.

If you need anonymity email us via our normal or encrypted email accounts


Please note that if you are looking for a previous comment that is no longer visible please contact us.