7NEWS Update – February 23: COVID vaccine rollout underway; JobSeeker rate increase | 7NEWS

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  • 7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “7NEWS Update – February 23: COVID vaccine rollout underway; JobSeeker rate increase | 7NEWS” – below is their description.

    Australia’s COVID vaccination blitz is in full swing, with thousands of health, transport, security and aged care workers among those first to receive the jab; the Federal Government is expected to announce a major revamp of unemployment benefits today, including a permanent boost to payments; and former NRL star Sam Burgess is in trouble with police again, after returning a positive roadside drug test.

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