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Immunisation and vaccinations

Older woman receiving annual flu vaccination.

Prevention of colds and flu

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

Trusted information about Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine can be found on this page.

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. The risks of these diseases far out way the very sma...

Immunisation is a simple and effective way to protect yourself and your baby from certain infections. 

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...

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Travel vaccinations

Learn about why vaccinations are important before you travel.

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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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Vaccinations

Find out how vaccines work and what vaccinations your child will have as part of the National Immunisation Program.

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Immunisation or vaccination - what's the difference?

What's the difference between immunisation and vaccination? Find out more, plus links to trusted resources.

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Immunisation

The articles in this section relate to immunisation, vaccines and vaccination safety.

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Vaccination safety

Vaccination refers to the act of giving a vaccine to a person. A vaccine is the material used to immunise people against diseases.

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Vaccination: Australian standard vaccination schedule - myDr.com.au

An easy guide to the vaccinations included in the National Immunisation Schedule as well as some other recommended vaccinations you need.

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Influenza Vaccine (Flu Vaccine) | myVMC

Flu vaccines are products given to people so that their immune systems are better able to recognise flu (influenza) infection, and therefore has a better chance of fighting it off.

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Save the Date to Vaccinate - Home

Immunisation protects the community against vaccine-preventable diseases. Each vaccine plays an important role, so timely vaccination is the best way to protect your child. This website offers parents access to comprehensive information on immunisation as well as the following, easy-to-use free tools designed to help you save the date to vaccinate.

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Travel vaccinations - myDr.com.au

Travel immunisations are important in pre-trip planning to certain countries. Vaccinations that travellers may need include tetanus and diphtheria, hepatitis A and B, and typhoid vaccinations.

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Vaccination - myDr.com.au

Vaccination is one of the most important public health measures in the world. Find out how vaccination works and about childhood and adult immunisations.

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RPA Vaccination Information Line

RPA Vaccination Information Line

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