COVID-19 vaccines ⁠–⁠ Is it true?

With new COVID-19 vaccine developments every day, it’s normal to have questions or concerns, and possibly feel hesitant about getting a vaccine. That's why we're providing accurate, evidence-based answers to questions about COVID-19 vaccines. Find out more.

COVID-19 vaccination - safe, effective, free

Thursday 8 April 2021: The Australian Government has received advice from the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation about the safety of the AstraZeneca vaccine. Information across this website is currently being updated. Please read the ATAGI statement for the latest information about the recent AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine safety advice.

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The importance of credible information

Australians are encouraged to rely on reputable sources of information to help them make informed choices and stay up-to-date on the latest information about COVID-19 vaccines.

With new vaccine developments every day, it’s normal to have questions or concerns, and possibly feel hesitant about getting a vaccine. This is a new vaccination program and these are new vaccines.

Sometimes it's hard to tell misunderstandings or false information apart from facts.

Usually people are simply seeking more information to answer questions or allay any concerns they may have.

The information below can help people make informed decisions – and get information from a trusted source.

Last updated: 
8 April 2021

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