National Immunisation Program (NIP) vaccine listing process

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National Immunisation Program (NIP) vaccine listing process

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Publication date: 
18 December 2017
Last updated: 
25 July 2018
Publication type: 
Procedure
Intended audience: 
General public
Description: 

The National Immunisation Program (NIP) vaccine listing process sets out the regulatory steps that must occur in order for a vaccine to be supplied through the NIP. These include:

  1. Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) Registration
  2. Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) recommendation
  3. Price agreement
  4. Government approval
  5. Listing on the Determination (National Health (Immunisation Program - Designated Vaccines) Determination 2014 (No. 1))
  6. Vaccine procurement