Fact Check: Scott Morrison says businesses can refuse entry to unvaccinated patrons without falling foul of discrimination laws. Is that correct?
Prime Minister Scott Morrison says businesses can refuse entry to unvaccinated patrons without falling foul of discrimination laws. Verdict: Mr Morrison's claim is not the full story.
The COVID-19 pandemic will not end for anyone, until it ends for everyone. Through seven key recommendations, this report makes the case for an ambitious, expansive and intelligent investment to vaccinate the world.
The purpose of this document is to offer guidance to other agencies in the development and delivery of vaccine hubs for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness. The model of care described here is also relevant to vaccination efforts targeting other hard to reach...
Determinants of COVID-19 vaccination and views of parents about vaccination of children in Australia: August 2021
This paper provides the first detailed, publicly available analysis of the socio-economic and attitudinal determinants of COVID-19 vaccination amongst both Australian adults and Australian parents’ views about vaccinating their children in the future.
Report on public hearing 12: The experiences of people with disability, in the context of the Australian government’s approach to the COVID-19 vaccine rollout
In May 2021, the Royal Commission conducted a public hearing in Sydney considering the experiences of people with disability, in the context of the Australian government’s approach to the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. This is the report of the three Commissioners who participated in the hearing.
A strategy of having zero COVID-19 cases Australia-wide is no longer an option. In this article, the author argues that we must find a workable, ethical and economically sustainable approach to controlling disease incidence, hospitalisations and deaths.
This paper calls for State and Federal governments to act now to ramp up vaccination among people with disability, improve pandemic preparedness, and implement best practice responses to outbreaks in disability group homes.
Mass vaccination is needed to mitigate against the effects of COVID-19, and to help Australia start to ease restrictions. This paper explores some fundamental principles which form the blueprint for a safe and ethical 'vaccination passport' system.
Rarely, if ever, has an Australian Prime Minister relied on statistical modelling as heavily as Scott Morrison. The purpose of this paper is to highlight some of the assumption and less commonly reported, but important, results of the recent Doherty Institute modelling.