IMPORTANT: Download and print this document. Scroll down to see the printable PDF. Carry it with you at all times and use it to justify your refusal to use the COVIDSafe app in order to enter a business premises or use its services.
Anyone refusing you entry or service risks 5 years in jail or 500 penalty points which equates to $111,000. This applies to employees as well as business owners.
This will be particularly useful in hospitality locations and where employers are obliging employees to be the enforcers.
Tell the individual/s in the nicest possible way) that although the Government is telling them to enforce the use of COVIDSafe that they have placed all legal liability on the persons enforcing this 'rule'.
Its a clever fear ploy that governments use to get the public to enforce rules that they themselves cannot. The government threatens businesses with fines, closure, etc if they do not enforce the 'rule'.
Get them to read the document and refer them to the government website. Then all they have to do is no longer comply.
Please try not to be aggressive as the businesses will probably have no idea that the government has put them on the spot whilst protecting itself from liability. Remember we are all victims of this government scam. Indeed they may be happy to be off the hook!
Below is an excerpt from the Act - follow the link to see the full text - http://classic.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/pa1988108/s94h.html
(1) A person commits an offence if the person requires another person to:
(a penalty unit is the equivalent of $222)