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South Australian Government ‘To Ban’ Unvaccinated Children From Childcare Centres

South Australian Government ‘To Ban’ Unvaccinated Children From Childcare Centres

The State Government has proposed stricter laws surrounding unvaccinated children in kindergartens and preschools, intending to pass legislation through Parliament before the end of the year.

South Australian Government ‘To Ban’ Unvaccinated Children From Childcare Centres

Parents would need to provide evidence that their child is fully immunised in order to enrol them at any public or private childcare centre. Kids with medical exemptions, such as those who have severe allergic reactions to vaccines, would be allowed to enrol, however, would likely be made to stay home if their was an outbreak of illness at their school.

Additionally, any childcare facility that failed to comply with the requirements would be fined up to $30,000.

Education and Child Development Minister Susan Close said that the new policy would “encourage families to ensure their children’s vaccinations were up to date.”

“We’re not interested in any kind of revisiting about the merits of vaccination,” she added.

In  2016, the Federal Government’s “no jab, no pay” policy took effect and families which did not fully immunise their children will now lose welfare payments.

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