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Vaccine segregation is an affront to liberty

29 June 2021

6:00 PM

29 June 2021

6:00 PM

Prime Minister Scott Morrison, supported by state premiers and territory chief ministers, is set to make the coronavirus vaccination mandatory for aged care workers. This is despite the protestations of health unions such as the Australian Nursing Federation, which has warned a survey of members who work in aged care revealed that almost two-thirds said vaccinations should remain voluntary and 31 per cent said they would leave the industry if forced to get a jab. 

Why should we be surprised? Scott Morrison has already floated the idea of vaccine ‘passports’ to exempt Australians travelling within their own country from lockdowns and associated...

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