Despite people with disability and underlying conditions being part of the top priority group in obtaining the COVID-19 vaccine, the latest Senate Estimates figures show just 38,000 NDIS participants out of more than 460,000 have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Advocates are concerned the COVID-19 vaccine is not reaching to the most vulnerable people in the community, increasing the number of outbreaks and deaths related to the virus.

Produced By: Kathryn Crisell

Featured In Story: Graeme Innes – Former Disability Commissioner

First aired on The Wire, Friday, 23 July 2021