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Immunisation and vaccinations

Older woman receiving annual flu vaccination.

Colds and flu prevention

Good hygiene is one of the most important ways to help prevent colds and flu (influenza). Find out how to prevent colds and flu.

School-age girl receiving HPV vaccine injection.

HPV vaccine

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a common virus that is spread through sexual contact. HPV causes most cases of cervical cancer and genital warts, but va...

Immunisation for your child is important not only for them but others in the community.

Immunisation for your child

Immunisation is a simple, safe and effective way of protecting children against certain diseases. Discover more about childhood vaccinations.

Immunisation and pregnancy

During pregnancy, your immune system is naturally weaker than usual so are more susceptible to certain infections and illnesses which can be harmful t...

Travel vaccinations

Learn about why vaccinations are important before you travel.

Boy getting ready for vaccination

Vaccine preventable diseases

Vaccine preventable diseases (VPD) are diseases such as measles or mumps that can be prevented by an immunisation programme.

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Immunisation or vaccination - what's the difference?

What's the difference between immunisation and vaccination?

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Vaccines, allergy and asthma | NCIRS

NCIRS is the leading research organisation in Australia that provides independent expert advice on all aspects of vaccine preventable diseases, and other issues related to immunisation, to inform policy and planning for immunisation services in Australia.

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Vaccine components | NCIRS

NCIRS is the leading research organisation in Australia that provides independent expert advice on all aspects of vaccine preventable diseases, and other issues related to immunisation, to inform policy and planning for immunisation services in Australia.

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Vaccines for Australian adults | NCIRS

NCIRS is the leading research organisation in Australia that provides independent expert advice on all aspects of vaccine preventable diseases, and other issues related to immunisation, to inform policy and planning for immunisation services in Australia.

Read more on National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (NCIRS) website

Homeopathy and vaccination | NCIRS

NCIRS is the leading research organisation in Australia that provides independent expert advice on all aspects of vaccine preventable diseases, and other issues related to immunisation, to inform policy and planning for immunisation services in Australia.

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Poliomyelitis vaccines for Australians | NCIRS

NCIRS is the leading research organisation in Australia that provides independent expert advice on all aspects of vaccine preventable diseases, and other issues related to immunisation, to inform policy and planning for immunisation services in Australia.

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Diabetes and vaccines | NCIRS

NCIRS is the leading research organisation in Australia that provides independent expert advice on all aspects of vaccine preventable diseases, and other issues related to immunisation, to inform policy and planning for immunisation services in Australia.

Read more on National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (NCIRS) website

Vaccinations during pregnancy | NCIRS

NCIRS is the leading research organisation in Australia that provides independent expert advice on all aspects of vaccine preventable diseases, and other issues related to immunisation, to inform policy and planning for immunisation services in Australia.

Read more on National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (NCIRS) website

Hepatitis B vaccines for Australians | NCIRS

NCIRS is the leading research organisation in Australia that provides independent expert advice on all aspects of vaccine preventable diseases, and other issues related to immunisation, to inform policy and planning for immunisation services in Australia.

Read more on National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (NCIRS) website

Measles vaccination catch-up guide | NCIRS

NCIRS is the leading research organisation in Australia that provides independent expert advice on all aspects of vaccine preventable diseases, and other issues related to immunisation, to inform policy and planning for immunisation services in Australia.

Read more on National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (NCIRS) website

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