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.
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.
- Fact sheet: National Immunisation Program – Expansion (10 to 19 year olds)
- Fact sheet: National Immunisation Program – Expansion (refugees and other humanitarian entrants)