Jane Malysiak becomes first Australian to receive COVID-19 vaccine

Jessica Brown
Updated February 21 2021 - 1:42pm, first published 11:30am
COVID: Jane Malysiak receiving the vaccination. Picture: ABC News
COVID: Jane Malysiak receiving the vaccination. Picture: ABC News

EVEN before Prime Minister Scott Morrison got the jab on Sunday, it was aged-care resident Jane Malysiak's turn to be part of a moment in history.

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Jessica Brown

Jessica Brown

Digital Editor

Jessica began her journalism career in 2009 as a cadet at The Port Stephens Examiner before moving to London for a two-year stint working in magazines and digital publishing. The Lake Macquarie local returned to Australia where she took up a reporting role at The Maitland Mercury. She worked across several rounds including local council, police and property before moving into digital journalism and joining the team at The Newcastle Herald in 2017.

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