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TONIGHT: Incentives – like cash or prizes – are now allowed to be offered to encourage eligible people to get the COVID vaccine.
Is it the right move – or should we open up vaccines to more groups?
AND: A new report shares staggering statistics about intimate partner violence within the Anglican church. How do we change the culture? Naomi Priestly joins us to discuss.
Joining Julia Baird:
– Katharine Murphy, Political Editor at The Guardian
– Tarang Chawla, lawyer and anti-violence campaigner
– Kerry Chikarovski, Former NSW Liberal Leader
– Michael Jensen, Rector at St Marks Anglican Church in SydneyABC News (Australia) YouTube Channel
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