‘No jab, no pay’ plan divides vax experts

The AMA supports the policy, which could cost parents who object to immunisations up to $15,000 in tax-payer funded payments.

The government says the number of parents opting for the “conscientious objection” vaccination exemption for payments has more than doubled over the past decade.

The “no jab, no pay” policy, which has bipartisan support, could affect families of up to 39,000 children under seven who have not been vaccinated.

Children can still be exempted on medical and religious