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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

The Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) can be prevented by vaccination. There are 2 doses given free to both girls and boys aged 12-13 years, ideally before ...

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 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...

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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Immunisation

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

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HPV vaccine | AusVaxSafety

From January 2018 a new HPV vaccine, Gardasil9, is being funded under the National Immunisation Program

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

Optional vaccinations | SKAI

The vaccinations children receive at 6 weeks, 4 months, 6 months, 12 months, 18 months and 4 years are all part of the National Immunisation Program

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

Immunisation records | NCIRS

Your immunisation history statement has all your vaccines that have been recorded on the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR)

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

Where can I get immunised? | Australian Government Department of Health

You can get vaccinations from a range of vaccination providers, including your local GP and school-based immunisation programs.

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Adolescents | AusVaxSafety

From January 2018 a new HPV vaccine, Gardasil9, is being funded under the National Immunisation Program

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

Immunisation schedules | NCIRS

The Australian National Immunisation Program (NIP) is funded by the Australian government and implemented by state and territory departments of health

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

Vaccines & immunisation

Read about immunisation & the vaccines available to protect you, your child & the community from infectious diseases such as hepatitis & whooping cough.

Read more on NPS MedicineWise website

Immunisation Coalition | Travel FluSmart - Immunisation Coalition

Don't spend your overseas adventure sick. Get all the tips, tricks and info you need to protect yourself from Influenza before you start your trip.

Read more on Immunisation Coalition website

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