The jab could have a "substantial effect" on reducing transmission of coronavirus, Oxford University analysis finds.
Scott Morrison had repeatedly resisted pressure to expedite its vaccination distribution timetable.
Team spirit, hard work and extra hand washing – scientists working on the Oxford University trial talk about the project of a lifetime.
The high success rate from one part of the study has come under scrutiny this week. Here's what we know.
Applications for regulatory approval in Australia will happen in the coming weeks.
The company stressed that such actions were routine in clinical trials and said an independent team would review safety data.
The AstraZeneca vaccine is undergoing late-stage clinical trials in Britain, Brazil and South Africa.
“Australians will be among the first in the world to receive a safe and effective vaccine, should it pass late stage testing.”
The potential vaccine won’t be mandatory, but some experts are questioning if “crazy anti-vaxxers” should face travel bans and compulsory labelling.