Australian national notifiable diseases by disease type

This page lists Australia's nationally notifiable diseases classified by disease type.

Page last updated: 18 June 2010

Surveillance case definitions for national notifiable diseases

Bloodborne diseases

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)
Hepatitis B (newly acquired)
Hepatitis B (unspecified)
Hepatitis C (newly acquired)
Hepatitis C (unspecified)
Hepatitis D
Hepatitis (not elsewhere classified)
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) - child aged less than 18 months at the time of blood sample collection
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) - newly acquired
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) - unspecified

Gastrointestinal diseases

Botulism
Campylobacteriosis
Cryptosporidiosis
Haemolytic uraemic syndrome
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis E
Listeriosis
Salmonellosis
Shiga toxin-producing/verotoxin-producing Escherichia coli - STEC/VTEC
Shigellosis
Typhoid

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Quarantinable diseases

Cholera
Highly pathogenic avian influenza in humans (HPAIH)
Plague
Rabies
Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)
Smallpox
Viral haemorrhagic fevers
Yellow fever

Sexually transmitted infections

Chlamydial infection
Donovanosis
Gonococcal infection
Syphilis - infectious (primary, secondary and early latent), less than 2 years duration
Syphilis - more than 2 years or unspecified duration
Syphilis (congenital)

Vaccine preventable diseases

Diphtheria
Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib) infection (invasive)
Influenza (laboratory-confirmed)
Measles
Mumps
Pertussis
Pneumococcal disease (invasive)
Poliomyelitis (wild-type and vaccine-associated)
Rubella
Rubella (congenital)
Tetanus
Varicella zoster (chickenpox)
Varicella zoster (shingles)
Varicella zoster (unspecified)
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Vectorborne diseases

Arbovirus infection (not elsewhere classified)
Barmah Forest virus infection
Dengue virus infection
Japanese encephalitis virus infection
Kunjin virus infection
Malaria
Murray Valley encephalitis virus infection
Ross River virus infection

Zoonoses

Anthrax
Australian bat lyssavirus
Brucellosis
Leptospirosis
Ornithosis
Q fever
Tularaemia

Other bacterial infections

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD)
Legionellosis
Leprosy
Meningococcal disease (invasive)
Tuberculosis
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