The new Premier supports a classical free market to improve life for families and to increase the strength of Australia. He indicated before his appointment that he would end radical Covid policies that include indefinite lockdowns, restrictions on businesses and places of worship, and mandatory vaccinations.
Teachers and administrators can be arrested, charged and prosecuted, not only if they don’t wear masks themselves in school, but if their students don’t wear masks. Tri-County Health says if educators don’t enforce the mandate, it’s a class 1 misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in prison and $5,000 fine.
A new state law that requires health officials to consult with legislative bodies before taking any action and giving those bodies veto power over some orders. A battle is raging as Page says that his mandate is still valid. Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt, a Republican, has filed suit challenging the order.
Hundreds of parents protested inside an event at the Vail Unified School District school board because it is keeping its mask mandate for children despite the fact that there is no longer a statewide order for masks. The school board cancelled their meeting that night, so protesters elected an alternate school board.