Friday April 09, 2021
As health minister, Cameron Dick called for a sovereign vaccine manufacturing plant but says he was mocked by the Federal Government.
Treasurer Cameron Dick has reflected on his call for Australia to overhaul vaccine arrangements during his previous role as health minister. Photo: ABC
Dick said that when he held the portfolio six years ago, a shortage of flu and whooping cough vaccines prompted his call for Australia to become less reliance on imports.
However, the Coalition government in Canberra, and then federal health minister Sussan Ley, were not interested…