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Parliamentary Questions

Question Without Notice No. 922 asked in the Legislative Council on 10 November 2021 by Hon Dr Steve Thomas

Minister responding: Hon R.H. Cook
Parliament: 41 Session: 1

Answered on

CORONAVIRUS — MANDATORY VACCINATION POLICY

922. Hon Dr STEVE THOMAS to the minister representing the Minister for Health:

I refer to the government's requirement for mandatory vaccination for employees of businesses in Western Australia announced on the 20 October 2021 and prior mandates for health workers.

(1) What percentage of health workers —

(a) in tier 1 healthcare facilities have now been double vaccinated;

(b) in tier 2 healthcare facilities have received a first COVID vaccine dose; and

(c) in tier 3 healthcare facilities have received a first COVID vaccine dose?

(2) How many health workers have chosen to be dismissed or resign rather than be vaccinated in —

(a) tier 1 healthcare facilities;

(b) tier 2 healthcare facilities; and

(c) tier 3 healthcare facilities?

Hon STEPHEN DAWSON replied:

I thank the Leader of the Opposition for some notice of the question.

I have been advised that further time is required to answer this question. The information will be provided to the honourable member by 16 November 2021.