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COVID Vaccine Preparedness Study

Research project

Covid vaccination

What is the COVID Vaccine Preparedness study?

A safe and accessible vaccination program is likely to be the long-term solution to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and COVID-19 vaccines are now beginning to become available in Australia.

We know that people have questions and are looking for information about the vaccines and the rollout process. That’s why we’re looking to hear from people who are likely to be prioritised to receive and/or deliver the vaccines. This includes healthcare workers, aged and disability care workers, people aged 70 years old and older, and adults with an underlying health conditions.

We want to know what questions you have, what information you want and how you want to get that information. This is your chance to shape the messages and the design of the communication materials developed by the Victorian government.

Who can take part?

Healthcare providers and adults prioritised for vaccination. All participants must reside in Victoria and must be able to read, speak and understand English.

Healthcare providers:

  • Nurses
  • Medical doctors
  • Pharmacists
  • Allied health professionals
  • Personal service workers
  • Ambulance staff or paramedics
  • Other health professionals

Adults prioritised for Covid-19 vaccination:

  • People aged 70 years and older
  • People aged 18 years and older with underlying health conditions

What will I be asked to do?

  • Complete one 10 minute online survey
  • OPTIONAL: participate in one interview and/or a co-design focus group session

How can I find out more?

Surveys are confidential. After completing the survey you will have the option of entering the draw to win a gift voucher.

To learn more about the study and complete the survey, follow the buttons below.

Please share with your family, friends and colleagues who may be eligible. If you have any questions about the study, please contact Dr Jessica Kaufman 03 9345 4890 or