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Rising Covid vaccination rates reduce need for mandates, new human rights commissioner says

Lorraine Finlay says Australia should prepare for a ‘future emergency’ by ensuring human rights are ‘at the core’ of its response

Rising vaccination rates reduce the need for jab mandates, and “broad-based, blanket” public health orders that raise “human rights issues”, the incoming human rights commissioner has said.

Lorraine Finlay made the comments to Guardian Australia in an interview defending governments’ ability to require vaccinations in the interests of public health but arguing Australia should prepare for a “future emergency” by ensuring human rights are “at the core” of its response.

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