NSW refuses to declare vax mandate for GP staff

The state government claims it is unnecessary to protect practices from unfair dismissal claims

The NSW Government won’t declare COVID-19 vax mandates for GPs and practice staff, declaring a mandate would be unnecessary as vaccination is already recommended by federal health authorities.


NSW is currently the only state that is yet to make getting a shot a condition of work in private practice, although it is compulsory in aged  care and its public hospitals.

The situation has led to complaints from AMA NSW, which argues a public health order would offer practices protection against unfair