February 3, 2023

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Haven’t Had Your First Jab? Local Vouchers Are Now Offered to Encourage Vaccination

❝If people weren’t convinced by the fact getting vaccinated could keep you out of hospital and save your life, they might be enticed by a $10 voucher that can be used at local clubs. It’s another reason to get vaccinated. Getting the jab means you’re 80% less likely to get COVID and pass it on. It’s time to roll up your sleeve and get the jab then roll up to your local club and have a feed.❞


Queenslanders yet to receive their first dose have another reason to start getting vaccinated against COVID-19 with more than 7,000 food and beverage vouchers on offer through selected local clubs.

Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Yvette D’Ath said 29 clubs in major regional centres and Southeast Queensland would offer a total of 7250 vouchers in a bid to boost vaccination rates.

“If people weren’t convinced by the fact getting vaccinated could keep you out of hospital and save your life, they might be enticed by a $10 voucher that can be used at local clubs. It’s another reason to get vaccinated. Getting the jab means you’re 80% less likely to get COVID and pass it on. It’s time to roll up your sleeve and get the jab then roll up to your local club and have a feed.”

Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Yvette D’Ath

Clubs Queensland CEO Kelly Egan said Queensland’s community clubs wanted to do their bit to support the vaccine rollout.

“Getting vaccinated is the best thing Queenslanders can do to keep safe and healthy and keep our community connected,” Mr Egan said.

“Community Clubs connect everyone and as an industry, we’re happy to support our community by encouraging people to get vaccinated”.

A total of 7250 vouchers will be offered at Clubs in:

Cairns
Townsville
Mackay
Rockhampton
Toowoomba
Brisbane


The vouchers will be offered for first doses of the vaccine only and available upon exit from the vaccination hub.

The vouchers will be available from today Thursday, November 4.