Vaccination rates not falling: Govt

Appearing at a Senate estimates hearing in Canberra last week, officials from the Commonwealth’s Office of Health Protection said vaccinations were “very high in Australia”.

Concern was heightened following a National Health Performance Authority report in April, which found 76,769 out of nearly 900,000 children were not up to date with their immunisations.

The NSW government last month announced a vaccination crackdown, with legislation introduced to ban non-vaccinated