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7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “‘Forced to vaccinate’ | Australia’s new rules around mandatory vaccination | Sunrise 7NEWS” – below is their description.
The COVID vaccine is now mandatory for the first time, for people who work in the aged care sector. 250,000 workers will need to receive the first dose by mid-September or risk losing their job. National Cabinet has introduced an $11 million program to incentivise aged care staff. It can be used when a person needs time off to get the jab, or if they suffer side effects.
The Prime Minister has made vaccines mandatory for quarantine workers and those involved in the transport of people in quarantine. But there’s no grant money for them – he says that’s up to the states.7NEWS Australia YouTube Channel
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