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Immunisation Coalition

The Immunisation Coalition is a not-for-profit organisation and the leading voice in whole-of-life immunisation in Australia, protecting all Australians against vaccine preventable diseases.

It collaborates with like-minded organisations such as Primary Health Networks (PHNs), Public Health Units, Government health departments and other groups that fight vaccine hesitancy.

The Immunisation Coalition is a champion for immunisation education, providing timely, accurate and science-based information about vaccines and the diseases they prevent.

Vision and mission

To improve the protection of all Australians against infectious diseases by advocacy for immunisation.

The Immunisation Coalition's mission is to achieve this by:

  • creating public awareness regarding the importance of immunisation by providing educational materials and communication programs
  • co-operating with key Australian professional bodies, consumer advocacy groups and the Australian, State and Territory Governments in their educational activities focused on immunisation to bring information to Australian healthcare professionals and the public
  • working with consumers, health professionals and organisations with an interest in immunisation, ensuring that the information provided to consumers through their website and other communication channels is current, easily understood and informed by the science.

How the Immunisation Coalition can help

  • by creating awareness and providing evidence-based information
  • by providing educational resources
  • holding scientific meetings and educational forums on influenza and adult vaccination

Programs apps and tools

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Last reviewed: April 2022

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Who's at risk? - Immunisation Coalition

Those who are at risk of complication from influenza include people over 65, pregnant women and people with chronic health conditions. Free vaccines are available for people with an increased risk.

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HPV - Immunisation Coalition

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) can affect both men and women and in some cases lead to cancer. A free HPV vaccine is available through school vaccination programs.

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Influenza and Children - Immunisation Coalition

Influenza is the leading cause of hospitalisation among children under five. Vaccination is the most effective way of protecting children against influenza.

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Influenza - Immunisation Coalition

About Influenza Influenza Symptoms How Influenza Spreads Influenza Complications Influenza Prevention Influenza Treatment About Influenza Influenza, commonly known as ‘the flu’, is an illness caused by a group of viruses (the influenza viruses) that infect the respiratory tract

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Immunisation during pregnancy - Immunisation Coalition

Immunisation during pregnancy is vital to protect the mother and unborn child. We recommend pregnant women receive vaccines for whooping cough, influenza and now COVID-19.

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Whooping Cough Protection - Immunisation Coalition

Whooping Cough is a highly infectious respiratory infection that when passed to infants can be life threatening.

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2021 Pneumococcal Disease Webinar - Immunisation Coalition

Watch Webinar Webinar Info Documents & Links Watch the recording for this webinar here

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Influenza and Pregnancy - Immunisation Coalition

Pregnant women and newborn babies are especially vulnerable to influenza. Vaccinating against influenza can be life saving for both the mother and child.

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Shingles - Immunisation Coalition

Shingles (herpes zoster) is caused by the same virus responsible for chicken pox. The virus can lay dormant in your body before being reactivated later in life to cause shingles.

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Adolescents - Immunisation Coalition

Sexually active adolescents have a high chance of contacting HPV. It is vital that adolescents receive their HPV vaccine, which is often administered through the school vaccination program

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