National Immunisation Program expansion

New access arrangements under the National Immunisation Program (NIP) to provide free catch-up vaccines for all individuals aged 10 to 19 years, and refugees and humanitarian entrants aged 20 years and over from 1 July 2017.

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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 fact sheets 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.

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