The documents below are available to the public and outline the work and consultation that has been undertaken by Health Consumers Tasmania.
Covid-19 Vaccination Passports
As more people become fully vaccinated against Covid-19 there is discussion about the introduction of “Vaccine Passports” whereby people who are fully vaccinated face fewer restrictions in their employment, socialising and travel. It is a complex issue with many different views amongst Tasmanian communities.
Read more below for our position on this topic.
Media release: Health Consumers Tasmania survey shows support for vaccine passport isn’t clear-cut, 17 September 2021.
Opinion Editorial: Health Consumers Tasmania supports vaccination passports in some circumstances, 17 September 2021.
June 2021 The Examiner. Tasmanian Treasury releases report which shows massive health spending rises into the future
June 2021 The Examiner. Clear Communication
24 April 2020.Virus fear spreads: Survey, The Examiner.
26 March 2020. Joint Media Statement by Health Consumers Councils across Australia: Health consumers lead community call for nation-wide lockdown.
25 March 2020. Talking Point: There are four things Tasmania are most worried about with coronavirus, The Mercury
29 November 2019. Understanding my healthcare rights.