Who can get vaccinated

Everyone in Australia aged 12 years and over is eligible for a free COVID-19 vaccination. You will get 2 doses of the same vaccine. Learn which vaccine is available to you.

If you are aged 12 years or older, you can book a COVID-19 vaccination.

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Each state and territory health department website also has more information on getting vaccinated locally.

Access to Comirnaty (Pfizer)

You can book an appointment for the Pfizer vaccine if you are: 

  • 12 to 59 years old
  • a residential aged care worker
  • a person with a disability
  • have contraindications for the AstraZeneca vaccine.

Access to Vaxzevria (AstraZeneca)

You can book an appointment for the AstraZeneca vaccine if you are:

  • 60 years old and over
  • 18 to 59 years old – you can choose to have AstraZeneca after discussing with your health professional.

Access to Spikevax (Moderna)

You can book an appointment for the Moderna vaccine if you are 12 to 59 years old.

Priority groups

If you are in one of these priority groups, please identify yourself to your chosen vaccination provider so they can help you to get your vaccination as soon as possible:

  • aged and disability care workers
  • people with disability
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • people who are pregnant
  • people with underlying medical conditions.

Check your state or territory website for more information about accessing priority vaccinations. 

Australians overseas

Australia's COVID-19 vaccines are only available for people currently in Australia.

If you are overseas, see a local health professional for advice on which vaccines are available locally. You can also contact the Australian embassy in your country.

Children under 12

Extending access to COVID-19 vaccines for children under 12 years requires approval by the the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA).

Last updated: 
25 September 2021

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