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Parliamentary Questions

Question Without Notice No. 926 asked in the Legislative Council on 10 November 2021 by Hon Peter Collier

Minister responding: Hon P. Papalia
Parliament: 41 Session: 1

Answered on


926. Hon PETER COLLIER to the minister representing the Minister for Police:

(1) Are all serving police officers fully vaccinated?

(2) If no to (1), how many are not fully vaccinated?

(3) Are there any circumstances whereby a serving police officer does not have to be fully vaccinated?

(4) If yes to (3), what are these circumstances?


I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question.

The following information has been provided to me by the Minister for Police.

The Western Australia Police Force advises the following.

(1) No.

(2) There are 316 officers who have not yet been fully vaccinated.

(3) Yes.

(4) The direction authorised pursuant to the Public Health Act 2016 will enable police personnel to either seek a medical exemption via the Australian Immunisation Register or a temporary exemption via the Western Australian Chief Health Officer.