Initiatives and programs

We're working on a range of policy initiatives, programs and campaigns to help improve your health and the health of all Australians.

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  • Meningococcal disease is serious, but you can be protected. Young people aged 14-16 years can get the free meningococcal ACWY vaccine at school in year 10.

  • The campaign aims to encourage Australian parents and carers to get their kids vaccinated.

  • The National Immunisation Program (NIP) was set up by the Commonwealth and state and territory governments in 1997. It aims to increase national immunisation coverage to reduce the number of cases of diseases that are preventable by vaccination in Australia.

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