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Queensland Supreme Court finds some Covid vaccine orders unlawful

27 February 2024

6:21 PM

27 February 2024

6:21 PM

The Queensland Supreme Court, in a recent judgment, found that mandatory Covid vaccination orders for that state’s police and ambulance service workers were made unlawfully. These orders required such workers to take the Covid jab, and any boosters, over 2021 and 2022, or face disciplinary action, including termination of employment.

In a decision described as a ‘bombshell’, the court held that Police Commissioner Katarina Carroll failed to give proper consideration to human rights relevant to the decision to issue the vaccine mandate.

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