Teacher challenges Dan Andrew’s Covid vaccine mandate in court – arguing it’s a violation of her human rights
- Belinda Cetnar Filed a Case Against the State of Victoria Over Vaccine Mandate
- She claims that a jab requirement is discriminatory and a violation of human rights
- All school and childcare staff in Victoria must be shot for the first time by October 18th
An informal assistant teacher wants the Supreme Court of Victoria to stop mandatory COVID-19 vaccines, arguing there is no legal or ethical justification for demanding the jab.
Belinda Cetnar has filed a case against the State of Victoria, arguing that requiring all school and childcare staff to have their first vaccine by October 18 is discriminatory and a violation of human rights.
Ms. Cetnar says she is an informal assistant teacher, while Jack Cetnar, the co-accuser, is a horticulturist employed by Crest Education.
An informal assistant teacher wants the Supreme Court of Victoria to stop mandatory COVID-19 vaccines, arguing there is no legal or ethical justification for demanding the shot (stock image)
“The proposed guidelines to mandate Covid-19 vaccines for school or childcare workers is not a proportionate response to the Covid-19 pandemic in circumstances where there is a 99.9 percent survival rate and children usually have mild effects of the disease.” ‘, she said. in court documents.
She said the general mandate did not take into account the human rights of those on whom it was imposed and no less restrictive means had been considered to achieve its intended purpose, including rapid antigen testing and personal protective equipment.
Ms Cetnar said she would lose her livelihood if she doesn’t get vaccinated, while Mr Cetnar is in danger of losing his.
Both roles cannot be filled off-site, she said.
“Schools and nurseries will face the loss of valued employees, which cannot be remedied by compensation,” she argued.
“Employers are put in a position to control their employees, which is unjust and coercive, creating divisions in the community.”
Mrs. Cetnar represents herself in the case. A hearing will be held on Tuesday.