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Immunise or lose benefits, parents told

Posted By yihan On November 27, 2011 @ 4:32 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

ABC News [1]
Sunday, November 27, 2011

Parents who do not have their children fully immunised will be stripped of family tax benefits under a scheme announced by the Federal Government.

The Government says 11 per cent of five-year-olds are not immunised and has announced a shake-up of the system which will take effect from July 1 next year.

Under the changes, families who refuse vaccinations face losing up to $2,100 per child in benefits.

Families will need to have their children fully immunised to receive the Family Tax Benefit (FTB) Part A end-of-year supplement.

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