On 06 April 2017, Walt Secord, the Shadow Minister for Health (ALP), introduced to the Legislative Council, a Bill to amend the New South Wales Public Health Act.
The object of this Bill is to amend the Public Health Act 2010 to prevent unvaccinated children being enrolled at child care facilities if the only reason that they are unvaccinated is a parent’s conscientious beliefs.
The Bill, Explanatory Notes, and Second Reading Speech are available on our resources page.
As this is not a government Bill, it is difficult to predict if the LNP government will support it, notwithstanding recent pronouncements by the federal LNP government. [Read more…] about An update on No Jab, No Play (NSW): URGENT ACTION REQUIRED!