13 things GPs should know ahead of 'no jab, no pay'

The 'no jab, no pay' program starting in 2016 means that several hundred thousand families with unvaccinated children face losing family assistance payments worth up to $15,000 a year.

A minority of these will be anti-vaccine objectors, but most will be families who have incompletely vaccinated children for other reasons, and GPs are expected to provide them with catch-up vaccinations.

Here are 13 things you might need to know ahead of time:

  1. From 1 January 2016, parents must have all children under 20 fully