MANDATORY VACCINATION POLICY
934. Hon Dr STEVE THOMAS to the Leader of the House
representing the Premier:
I refer to the government's
announcement on 5 November of a plan to have a plan for the opening of the
state from COVID restrictions called WA's safe transition plan,
and the answer to yesterday's question without notice 896 regarding
mandatory vaccinations in which the Leader of the House stated —
The government is currently
consulting with affected industries � That � will inform the drafting of legal
directions and implementation issues such as compliance.
(1) Given group 1
industries have less than three weeks before they must terminate staff who have
not had their first immunisation by 1 December,
when will this information be provided so that affected businesses have
a clear understanding of their rights and obligations?
(2) Will any of these legal
directions require the drafting of legislation?
(3) If yes to (2), when will this
I thank the honourable member for
some notice of the question.
are being drafted as a priority and are being published as they become
available. A number of group 1 directions are already published.