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Minister Hunt, however, said the country's vaccination schedule was on track to finish by the end of October with more doses expected to arrive in the country without delay and local production of the vaccine to begin within weeks.(AFP)

Australian defence forces called in for planning, logistics support for Covid-19

Reuters | , Sydney
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 11:57 AM IST
Australia began mass inoculation for its 25 million population on Feb 22 with frontline health staff and senior citizens getting the first shots, but missed its dosage target for the first week by nearly half.
Australia defence minister Linda Reynolds (twitter.com/lindareynoldswa)
Australia defence minister Linda Reynolds (twitter.com/lindareynoldswa)

‘Felt physically ill’: Australian defence minister Linda Reynolds on war crimes report

Canberra | By Associated Press | Posted by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2020 02:26 PM IST
Australian Defence Force Chief General Angus Campbell on Thursday said the report found evidence that elite Australian troops unlawfully killed 39 Afghan prisoners, farmers and civilians.
Chief of the Australian Defence Force Gen. Angus Campbell delivers the findings from the Inspector-General of the Australian Defence Force Afghanistan Inquiry, in Canberra, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020 (Mick Tsikas/Pool Photo via AP)(AP)
Chief of the Australian Defence Force Gen. Angus Campbell delivers the findings from the Inspector-General of the Australian Defence Force Afghanistan Inquiry, in Canberra, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020 (Mick Tsikas/Pool Photo via AP)(AP)

Elite Australian troops unlawfully killed 39 Afghans, report finds

Wellington | By Associated Press | Posted by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 01:29 PM IST
The victims included Afghan prisoners, farmers and civilians, the report said. Unveiling the findings of the report, Australian Defence Force Chief General Angus Campbell said the illegal killings began in 2009, with the majority occurring in 2012 and 2013.
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