Policy Update

Australia pledges US$196 million at Gavi’s Global Vaccine Summit: 20% increase from its 2015 pledge

At the Global Vaccine Summit, convened by Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance in London on June 4, 2020, Australia pledged A$300 million (US$195 million) for the period of 2021-2025. This represents a 20% increase from Australia’s most recent pledge to Gavi in 2015. Australia was represented at the virtual event by Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison.

In the Pacific and Timor-Leste, Gavi had already enabled the vaccination of more than 1.5 million children.

Press release - Foreign Ministry