Title Senate Notice Paper No. 87 - 20/06/2006
Questions on Notice
Notice given 9 March 2006
Database Senate Notice Papers
Date 20-06-2006
Source Senate
Parl No. 41
NP Number 87
Period of Sitting Winter
System Id chamber/notices/2006-06-20/0075

Notice given 9 March 2006

1611 Senator Allison: To ask the Minister representing the Minister for Health and Ageing—

(1) How many Australians contract Q fever every year.

(2) Can the Government confirm the findings of recent research that farmers are at high-risk of contracting Q fever.  

(3) How many people are vaccinated against Q fever annually.


 (4) Is the Government ceasing its subsidy for Q fever vaccination; if so: (a) how much will this increase the cost of vaccination; and (b) has the Government done any modelling of the impact this will have on the prevalence of Q fever vaccination; if not, why not; if so, can the results be provided.

(5) Does the Government consider that the rate of Q fever vaccination will decrease if the subsidy is removed.