Moderna deal paves way for Australian mRNA production

Harley Dennett
By Harley Dennett
Updated May 13 2021 - 4:05am, first published May 12 2021 - 11:07pm

Health Minister Greg Hunt says the government hopes Moderna will be candidate for on-shore mRNA coronavirus vaccine production after announcing Australia has purchased 25 million vaccines from the biotech company.

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Harley Dennett

Harley Dennett

Senior Political Reporter

I'm the federal politics bureau chief for the Canberra Times, via a career that's taken me from rural Victoria to Washington DC. Telling the stories of my local LGBTI community brought me to journalism, where I've covered seven federal budgets, four national elections, Defence, public service and international governance.

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