Queensland – How the No Jab No Play law passed

This page contains documents such as bills, explanatory memoranda, parliamentary digests, submissions, committee reports, hearing transcripts, and Hansard pertaining to the enactment of Queensland’s No Jab No Play law.

Public Health (Childcare Vaccination) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015

This law provided childcare services with the discretionary power to deny or cancel the enrolment of unvaccinated children, effective from 01 January 2016.

Download Bill as introduced to parliament
Introduction & First Reading Speech
Download Explanatory Notes
Download Hansard

Health and Ambulance Services Committee

The Bill was referred to this parliamentary committee.

Download AVN’s submission to Health and Ambulance Services Committee
Download Associate Professor Julie Leask’s submission to Health and Ambulance Services Committee
Download Dr. David Tulip’s submission to Health and Ambulance Services Committee
Download Judy Wilyman’s submission to Health and Ambulance Services Committee

Public Hearing

The committee conducted a public hearing, and the AVN was invited to appear.

Download Program for Public Hearing
Download Official Transcript of Public Hearing
Download Health and Ambulance Services Committee Report

Public Health (Exclusion of Unvaccinated Children from Child Care) Amendment Bill 2013

This was a private member’s Bill which was not passed by the Parliament.

Download Bill as introduced to parliament
Introduction & First Reading Speech
Download Explanatory Notes

Health and Ambulance Services Committee

The Bill was referred to this parliamentary committee.

Download AVN’s submission to Health and Community Services Committee
Download Children’s Commission submission to Health and Community Services Committee
Download Hal Willaby’s and Julie Leask’s submission to Health and Community Services Committee

Public Hearing

The committee conducted a public hearing, and the AVN was invited to appear.

Download Official Transcript of Public Hearing
Download Committee Hansard
Download Health and Ambulance Services Committee Report

Current Legislation

Public Health Act 2005 (Qld)
Public Health Regulation 2005 (Qld)