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scairns 09-29-2011 12:27 AM

We are moving to Australia soon and I am wondering any links you can share where I can find out vaccine laws? My youngest is not vaccinated am I going to run into any problems?


Milk8shake 11-03-2011 03:51 PM

Vaccination is not compulsory here.  To my knowledge, with things like school or day care, or applying for government benefits, you simply have to submit a form or a stat dec to the effect that you have no vaccinated for whatever reason: religious belief, personal objection, etc.

 

 


chiaki 02-26-2014 04:02 PM

I live ins sydney and I do not want to vaccine my baby too ;due in June) will I and my baby face problems in future I.e will she be taken into schools, pre Schools etc?

leaf jane 05-03-2014 02:16 AM

If you want funding for childcare you'll need a conscientious objector form from a GP

lydiearr 02-18-2016 05:36 PM

https://www.humanservices.gov.au/cus...-your-children

As far as I know it's not compulsary, but it is required in many childcare centres (they may not allow your child to attend without either a stat dec approved from the Government that excludes you from having to vaccinate your child), and also most state schools (I'd assume private as well, but I can't say I know). You also may not be able to receive certain benefits or childcare rebates if you don't vaccinate.


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