Australia’s response to the coronavirus pandemic was too slow, too reactive and too uncoordinated. We can’t be left playing catch-up again.

Our nation went into the coronavirus pandemic with less than one mask for every Australian in the National Medical Stockpile, an over-reliance on global supply chains, and badly stretched aged and health care systems.

That’s why an Albanese Labor Government will strengthen Australia’s response to future pandemics by establishing an Australian Centre for Disease Control.

Our health, our lives and our economy all depend on us getting our response to future pandemics right.

Will you pledge your support for Labor’s plan to create an Australian CDC and help make it a reality?

For more information about our plan, read the detail here.

Information current as at February 2021.