Immunisation and vaccinations
Immunisation and vaccinations are simple and effective preventative measures to help protect children and adults against harmful infections and diseases before they come into contact with them in the community.
Immunisation or vaccination - what's the difference?
What's the difference between immunisation and vaccination? Find out more, plus links to trusted resources.
Immunisation for your child
Answers to common questions about child immunisation and vaccinations, recommended diseases to be immunised against, plus links to trusted resources.
Vaccine preventable diseases
Links to trusted information and resources about vaccine preventable diseases and immunisation programs.
When should you be vaccinated against the flu?
When it comes to vaccinating against influenza, timing is everything, with some experts concerned that people are getting their flu shot too early.
Trusted information on travel vaccinations including what they are, safety, side effects, diseases to get vaccinated for, plus links to trusted resources.
Trusted information about Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) can be found on this page.
There are vaccines which reduce the risk of getting pneumonia. Learn why vaccination is recommended as a prevention for people in at risk groups.
Mumps is a vaccine preventable disease. Immunisation is normally effective in preventing mumps. Find out more about mumps prevention.
Chickenpox (varicella) is a vaccine preventable disease. Immunisation is normally effective in preventing chickenpox (varicella), and has also dramatically reduced its severity. Find out more about chickenpox prevention.