COVID-19: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

COVID-19: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


As the COVID-19 situation evolves and more information comes to hand, we will update this page with further medico-legal advice for members.


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24 / 06 / 2021

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In Australia, as at 23 June 2021, over 6.8 million vaccine doses had been administered. This includes over 3.6 million doses administered in primary care. Participating general practices can now offer vaccinations to anyone over the age of 40.

As members who are involved in the rollout are aware, there have been a range of logistical and clinical challenges.

We would like to reassure our members that your Avant Practitioner Indemnity Insurance Policy is designed to cover you in both of the following scenarios (provided you have cover in an appropriate category of practice):

Please note that your Avant Practitioner Indemnity Insurance Policy is subject to the full terms, conditions and exclusions of the policy.

To assist doctors to navigate the many challenges associated with the rollout, we have also compiled responses to members’ other FAQs on the COVID-19 vaccines to support our general COVID-19 FAQs, including:

Our other FAQs are located below and are updated regularly:

Updated: 24/6/2021


Additional resources

COVID-19: Resources: Avant

COVID-19: Resources: National

COVID-19: Resources: State and Territory