News & Views

7th October 2021

Take care with Medical Exemptions for COVID Vaccinations

It is important for all businesses owners to know and be aware that a worker cannot obtain a medical exemption from all medical practitioners.

The medical practitioners that are authorised to grant exemptions include:

  • general practice registrar on an approved 3GA training placement

  • a public health physician

  • a general physician and infectious disease physician

  • a clinical immunologist

  • a gynaecologist or obstetrician

  • a general practitioner who is vocationally registered a general practitioner who is a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)

  • a general practitioner who is a fellow of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM).


If you need help with documentation for vaccination records (and associated privacy) compliance get in touch with our legal arm, Constructive Legal Solutions on 1300 632 247 or