Do you sign vax exemption forms?

Parents who 'conscientiously object' to vaccination are under increasing pressure to acquire GP-signed vaccination exemption forms.

Under new rules brought on 1 July last year, all children must be fully immunised for families to receive the Part A Supplement of the Family Tax Benefit that amounts to $726.35 per child per year.

But if parents lodge a conscientious objection to vaccination they can still receive the benefit.

The move has triggered a rise in the number of children recorded with a conscientious objection to vaccination to

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