940. Hon MARTIN ALDRIDGE to the minister representing the
Minister for Health:
I refer to WA's safe
(1) When is it predicted that Western Australia will
reach 80 per cent of the eligible population having received two doses
of a COVID vaccine?
(2) What other
interstate or international jurisdictions have achieved a rate of 90 per cent
of the eligible population having received two doses of a COVID vaccine?
(3) How has the
modelling or the transition plan factored in the increasing number of people
who will require, but may not access, a booster dose in coming weeks and
(4) Given that
from 1 November 2021 the Therapeutic Goods Administration has approved 13 rapid
antigen tests for use in Australia, when will the state government review the
prohibition on their use?
STEPHEN DAWSON replied:
I thank the honourable member for
some notice of the question. The following information has been provided by the
Minister for Health.
I have been advised that further
time is required to answer this question. The information will be provided to
the honourable member by 18 November 2021.