COVID-19 vaccines

COVID-19 vaccines are recommended for everyone 5 years and older. Find out more about getting vaccinated.

This information has been superseded by new ATAGI advice for early 2023 COVID-19 booster doses and will be updated shortly.

Getting your vaccination

Learn how to book your vaccination, what to do if you don't have a Medicare card and what happens after you are vaccinated.

COVID-19 vaccine fourth dose

Read the latest information and advice about fourth doses of COVID-19 vaccines for people aged 30 and over.

Get the facts about vaccines

Find accurate, evidence-based answers to questions or misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines.

COVID-19 vaccines and aged care

Protecting people who receive and work in residential, in-home and community aged care is a priority. Find resources for care recipients, workers and providers.

Browse vaccine rollout information for

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Getting vaccinated protects you, your family, elders and community from getting really sick with COVID-19, or even dying. Everyone 5 years and over can get vaccinated now.

People in aged care

Information about vaccines, including third and fourth doses for people who receive or work in residential, in-home and community aged care services.

People with disability

Information about vaccines for those with disability and those who provide disability care, or who work in the disability sector, and Australia-wide vaccination centres for people with disability.

Vaccine providers

Find information about joining the COVID-19 vaccine rollout program, vaccine storage and handling requirements, clinical considerations and advice.

Did you know?


COVID-19 vaccine doses have been given to Australians


of people aged 16 and over have had their first dose


of people aged 16 and over have had their second dose

Latest news

Latest news

Protecting Older Australians – COVID-19 newsletter – 30 January 2023

In this issue: COVID-19 vaccination support; Reminder annual reporting for influenza vaccinations in aged care; and Changes to how services request Commonwealth COVID-19 Support , including RAT kits, PCR testing, Oral antiviral treatments, workforce and PPE.

Latest resources

Latest resources

Outbreak preparedness checklist

This checklist is for residential aged care providers and their staff, and provides reminders on how to prepare and respond to a COVID-19 positive case or outbreak.

COVID-19 vaccine rollout update – 2 February 2023

This presentation, delivered on 2 February 2023, contains an update to Australia's COVID-19 vaccine rollout.

COVID-19 vaccination – Geographic vaccination rates (LGA) – 2 February 2023

COVID-19 vaccination – Geographic vaccination rates (LGA) – 2 February 2023

COVID-19 vaccination – vaccination data – 2 February 2023

This data file contains statistical data about Australia's COVID-19 vaccinations.
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