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Eric Abetz is not on board Australia introducing freedom incentives or vaccine passports in future management of the coronavirus pandemic.

The Tasmanian Senator is also against workers being compelled to provide their vaccine status or convey anything health related, for that matter.

He calls some of the measures being discussed a threat to Australia's individual freedoms.

"When you start taking away people's rights and then say we will return them only if, then I think that falls into the category of undue pressure, undue influence."

While completely pro-vaccination, he says “Once 100% of the population has had the opportunity to be fully vaccinated, lockdowns and all restrictions should be a thing of the past and vaccine passports should not be a blunt instrument to force people to be vaccinated by locking them out of society.”