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Initiatives and programs

We deliver initiatives and programs to help improve the health of all Australians.


The National Immunisation Program (NIP) was set up by the Commonwealth and state and territory governments in 1997. It aims to increase national immunisation coverage to reduce the number of cases of diseases that are preventable by vaccination in Australia.

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