Immunisation

The Immunise Australia Program aims to increase national immunisation rates by funding free vaccination programs, administering the Australian Childhood Immunisation register and communicating information about immunisation to the general public and health professionals.

Immunisation is a simple, safe and effective way of protecting people against harmful diseases before they come into contact with them in the community. Immunisation not only protects individuals, but also others in the community, by reducing the spread of disease.

The Immunise Australia Program implements the National Immunisation Program (NIP) Schedule which currently includes vaccines against a total of 16 diseases. The Australian Government provides funding for:

Communicable Disease Control Branch

The Government of South Australia Department of Health coordinates the state Communicable Disease Control Branch.

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Immunisation Section: Telephone 1300 232 272  –  Fax 8226 7197

Useful Immunisation Websites

Australian Childhood Immunisation Register
Immunise Australia Program
National Centre for Immunisation, Research & Surveillance (NCIRS)
SA Health Immunisation Calculator
Strive for 5
Victorian Government Health Information – Immunisation
You’ve Got What?

Travel vaccines

Ultimate Guide to Travel Vaccines
The Travel Clinic
The Travel Doctor
Travel Health Advisory Group
Australian Government Travel Advisory Service & Consular Assistance Service