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Can the government, or my employer, force me to get a COVID-19 vaccine under the law? – The Conversation AU

Scott Morrison sparked a debate when he said a COVID-19 vaccine would be ‘as mandatory as possible’ under the law. The PM walked back from the comment, but it raised legitimate legal questions.



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Prime Minister Scott Morrison took many people by surprise this week when he said a COVID-19 vaccine would be as mandatory as you could possibly make it.
Although he later backtracked on the use of the word mandatory, he made clear the government is aiming for a 95% vaccination rate in Australia.
There appears to be strong community support for the vaccine, but it is not yet clear there will be enough people willing to take it voluntarily to reach that target. Therefore, it is likely there w…

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