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AFL Indigenous players required to have pneumococcal vaccine before entering Queensland – ABC News

AFL players are baulking at Queensland Government health requirements that say Indigenous players have to get the pneumococcal vaccination before travelling to Queensland.



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Tensions between players and the AFL are rising as clubs prepare to move into a new hub in Queensland, with Indigenous players being made to have pneumonia vaccinations before arriving.

  • The AFL has told Indigenous players and their families they must get a pneumococcal vaccination before travelling
  • Indigenous AFL players have said it is an infringement on their human rights
  • The AFL has relocated all Victorian teams to Queensland due to the coronavirus situation in Melbou…

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