The best way to prevent getting influenza (‘the flu’)
Learn how to protect yourself from the flu, the benefits of the influenza vaccine and who can get the influenza vaccine for free.
Flu vaccine FAQs
Find out when to get your flu shot and learn about its side effects, effectiveness and safety. Is flu vaccination impacted by COVID-19?
10 tips to fight the flu – infographic
Flu vaccine and good hygiene are some of the most important ways to help prevent colds and flu. Here's a handy list of tips to fight the flu.
Should I bother getting a flu vaccination in Australia in 2021?
Rates of influenza in 2020 were very low, due to COVID-safe practices. But it's still worth getting vaccinated against the deadly flu. Here's why.
Colds and flu
Find out more about how to treat the cold or flu, how to avoid catching the cold or the flu and special cases in which to take extra care.
The flu versus COVID-19: Why it’s important to know the difference in 2022!
Although different viruses cause flus and COVID-19, the diseases have some similar symptoms. Here’s how to know if you have COVID-19, the flu or both.
Why getting a flu vaccination now will help in the fight against COVID-19
Australians are being urged to get their flu vaccination as soon as possible — to reduce the risk of a dangerous double-up of seasonal influenza and coronavirus (COVID-19).
Vaccinations and pregnancy
The immune system can weaken during pregnancy, so you can be more susceptible to infections and illnesses. Certain vaccinations are recommended.
Egg allergy usually starts in infancy, but most children grow out of it. Learn about the symptoms and diagnosis of egg allergy, plus ways to avoid egg.
Flu trends in Australia
Information about current influenza trends in Australia, including data for health professionals, plus tips and advice to help you prevent the flu.