Notice of appeal filed in the Federal Court

With the generous support of our donors, we are pleased to report that we have filed our Notice of Appeal in the Federal Court. We will be arguing in court that it was not open to the Department to reject a duly certified medical exemption from a medical practitioner. Since 2016, the Department has adopted … Read more

Details of the Vaccine Medical Exemptions Challenge

Why are we taking legal action? During 2015, the federal parliament amended family assistance legislation by abolishing conscientious objection vaccine exemptions for eligibility for Child Care Subsidy and also reduced Family Tax Benefit by approximately $29 per fortnight. This was dubbed the No Jab No Pay ​[1]​ law and took effect on 1 January 2016. … Read more