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Immunisation services

This page lists immunisation services for vaccine-preventable diseases in Australia.

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  • Chickenpox vaccines are given as a needle, either on their own or as a combined vaccine with measles, mumps and rubella. They can be provided by a variety of recognised immunisation providers. If you're eligible, you can get the chickenpox vaccine free under the National Immunisation Program (NIP).

  • Diphtheria vaccines are given as a needle and are only available as a combination vaccine. They can be provided by a variety of recognised immunisation providers. If you're eligible, you can get the diphtheria vaccine for free under the National Immunisation Program (NIP).

  • Flu vaccines are given as a needle and are only available on their own (not as a combination vaccine). They can be provided by a variety of recognised immunisation providers. If you're eligible, you can get the influenza vaccine for free under the National Immunisation Program (NIP).

  • Hepatitis A vaccines are given as a needle, either on their own or as a combination vaccine. They can be provided by a variety of recognised immunisation providers. If you're eligible, you can get the hepatitis A vaccine free under the National Immunisation Program (NIP).

  • Hepatitis B vaccines are given as a needle, either on their own or as a combination vaccine. They can be provided by a variety of recognised immunisation providers. If you're eligible, you can get the hepatitis B vaccine for free under the National Immunisation Program (NIP).

  • Hib vaccines are given as a needle, either on their own or in a combination. They can be provided by recognised immunisation providers. Eligible people can get the Hib vaccine for free under the National Immunisation Program (NIP).

  • HPV vaccines are given as a needle. Most recognised immunisation providers can provide the vaccine. If you're eligible, you can get the HPV vaccine for free under the National Immunisation Program (NIP).

  • Measles vaccines are given as a needle and are only available as a combination vaccine. They can be provided by a variety of recognised immunisation providers. If you're eligible, you can get the measles vaccine for free under the National Immunisation Program (NIP).

  • Meningococcal vaccines are given as a needle, either on their own or as a combination vaccine. They can be provided by recognised immunisation providers. If you're eligible, you can get the meningococcal vaccine for free under the National Immunisation Program.

  • Mumps vaccines are given as a needle and are only available as a combination vaccine. They can be provided by a variety of recognised immunisation providers. If you're eligible, you can get the mumps vaccine for free under the National Immunisation Program (NIP).

  • Pneumococcal vaccines are given as a needle, on their own, not as a combination vaccine. They can be provided by a variety of recognised immunisation providers. If you're eligible, you can get a pneumococcal vaccine for free under the National Immunisation Program.

  • Polio vaccines are given as a needle, either on their own or as a combination vaccine. They can be provided by a variety of recognised immunisation providers. If you're eligible, you can get the polio vaccine for free under the National Immunisation Program (NIP).

  • Rotavirus vaccines are given orally (a small amount of liquid is squeezed into the mouth). They can be provided by a variety of recognised immunisation providers. If you're eligible, you can get the rotavirus vaccine for free under the National Immunisation Program (NIP).

  • Rubella vaccines are given as a needle and are only available as a combination vaccine. They can be provided by a variety of recognised immunisation providers. If you're eligible, you can get the rubella vaccine for free under the National Immunisation Program (NIP).

  • Shingles vaccines are given as a needle and are only available on their own (not as a combination vaccine). They can be provided by a variety of recognised immunisation providers. If you're eligible, you can get the shingles vaccine for free under the National Immunisation Program (NIP).

  • Tetanus vaccines are given as a needle. They can be provided by a variety of recognised immunisation providers. If you're eligible, you can get the tetanus vaccine for free under the National Immunisation Program.

  • Whooping cough vaccines are given as a needle and are only available as a combination vaccine. They can be provided by a variety of recognised immunisation providers. If you're eligible, you can get the whooping cough vaccine at no cost through the National Immunisation Program (NIP).

Last updated: 
18 November 2019
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