BREAKING NEWS: Annastacia Palaszczuk introduces sweeping vaccine mandate for all school staff, childcare workers, prisons and airports

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Compulsory jabs for workers at schools, childcare workers, prisons and airportsThese workers must have first jab by Dec 17 and be fully vaccinated by Jan 23 

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced a sweeping Covid vaccine mandate for thousands of workers. 

The state will make jabs compulsory for all staff and workers at state and private schools, childcare workers, prisons and airports. 

‘Workers in the designated high-risk settings will be required to have at least one vaccination dose by December 17 and be fully vaccinated by January 23,’ Ms Palaszczuk posted on her Facebook page.

‘While children cannot access the vaccination, it is important those around them take every step they can to prevent the virus spreading in schools and early childhood centres.

‘Airports are the gateway to the virus entering Queensland and there are vulnerable people in our corrections systems.’  

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced a sweeping Covid vaccine mandate for thousands of workers

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced a sweeping Covid vaccine mandate for thousands of workers

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