COVID-19 vaccines -your questions answered

Tuesday, 16 March, 6.00 – 7.30pm

Attend in person or stream online
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

What is mRNA? Why are there two vaccines on offer? What’s the difference? What does herd immunity mean? How long will the rollout take? Are the vaccines safe?

As Australia begins to rollout the COVID-19 vaccines, we are faced with an abundance of new information, technical terminology, and vaccine myths and misinformation.
It can quickly become confusing and overwhelming. At this Q&A event hosted by
the ABC’s Michael Rowland, a panel of experts will answer your burning questions around the COVID-19 vaccines.

The panel:

  • Professor Sharon Lewin AO, Director, Doherty Institute
  • Associate Professor Margie Danchin, Consultant Paediatrician, RoyalChildren’s Hospital and Clinician Scientist at the University of Melbourne andMurdoch Children’s Research Institute
  • Professor Terry Nolan AO, Head of Vaccine and Immunisation ResearchGroup, Doherty Institute
  • Dr Janine Trevillyan, Lead, COVID-19 Vaccination Program, Austin Hub; Head,Clinical Virology and HIV Services, Austin Health; and Infectious Diseases Physician


Registration required for both in person attendance and accessing the