Date published: 
15 January 2018
Intended audience: 
Health sector
National Immunisation Program expansion


Date first published on the Immunise Australia website: 11 July 2017

From 1 July 2017, all individuals aged 10 to 19 years and refugees and humanitarian entrants aged 20 years and over are eligible to receive free catch-up vaccinations through an expansion to the National Immunisation Program (NIP). 

For the eligible cohorts, the NIP expansion measure will enable free access to a nationally consistent catch-up schedule for recommended early childhood vaccines.

Please refer to the vaccination provider factsheets below for further advice on the new access arrangements under this measure. Promotional materials including a poster and consumer flyer can also be accessed through our Resources page.