Immunisation for health professionals
Information to help you deliver immunisation services to your patients, including the latest clinical updates and guidance on the National Immunisation Program.
News and events
The Department has developed a template which provides a checklist for immunisation providers to consider before vaccinating a patient with Zostavax (pre-vaccination checklist).
The Australian Immunisation Handbook provides you with clinical advice on the safest and most effective use of vaccines in your practice.
The Handbook’s clinical recommendations are based on the best scientific evidence available at the time of publication.
Health professional resources
View immunisation resources for health professionals, including publications, videos and brochures.
General public resources
Browse immunisation resources for the general public, including publications, videos and brochures.
This brochure provides fast facts about the safety of vaccines, the protection that immunisation gives to children and the community, and the importance of vaccinating on time.
Did you know?
immunisation coverage for all 1 year olds
coverage for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 5 years olds
immunisation coverage for all 5 years olds
Source: Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) annualised quarterly report, September 2017