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Mandatory vaccination

RACGP president pleads for lessons from COVID-19 vaccine rollout to not be forgotten

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners has warned against a return to “business as usual” in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and urged leaders to heed vital lessons from the vaccine rollout.

Vaccine mandate set for most SA health workers

A COVID-19 vaccine mandate covering almost all health workers in South Australia will apply from November 8.

Mandatory jabs for ACT community aged care workers

The ACT will make it mandatory for disability support workers and in-home and community aged care workers to be fully vaccinated by November 29.

Northern Territory mandates COVID-19 vaccination for in-home and community aged care workers

The Northern Territory Government has announced the introduction of mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for workers in high risk workplaces.

Australia should look to the outstanding vaccination example set by our aged care workforce: opinion

Our Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer, Professor Alison McMillan, says our aged care workforce deserves the nation's gratitude for its commitment to caring for and protecting senior Australians by getting vaccinated against COVID-19.

Vaccination not forced in NSW, court told

A public health order requiring certain people to be vaccinated if they want to go to work is not really a vaccine mandate, lawyers for NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard have told the NSW Supreme Court.

Fair Work official likens mandatory jabs to ‘medical apartheid’

A Fair Work Commission deputy president has warned against a “medical apartheid” stemming from employers and governments mandating coronavirus vaccines.

Vaccine rollout update for residential aged care workers, facilities and providers

More than 98 per cent of residential aged care workers are reported as having received a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, with 80 per cent of workers fully vaccinated.

Ban on unvaccinated aged care staff begins, no expected workforce shortages: Hunt

More than 20 per cent of aged care workers aren't fully vaccinated and a small proportion haven't had a single dose as the sector's coronavirus jab mandate begins.

Aged care workforce hailed as it leads nation in vaccination uptake

The Morrison Government has commended workers across Australia’s aged care sector for their extraordinary commitment to protect themselves and those they care for.

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