COVID-19 vaccines to be mandatory for all aged care workers
Aged care workers will have to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment under a move endorsed by the national cabinet.
The new rule is likely to come into force across Australia from mid September.
It follows revelations that 66% of workers in the sector are yet to receive a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and alarm at the spread of the Delta strain to five Australian jurisdictions.
However, there were no details on how the requirement would be policed and