Immunisation provider information
Information for health professionals on various immunisation-related topics including clinical updates, handling vaccines, delivering immunisations and the Australian Immunisation Handbook.
The National Immunisation Program includes:
- Childhood Immunisation Program
- School Immunisation Program
- Annual Influenza Program
- National Shingles Vaccination Program
- Expanded National Immunisation Program (10 to 19 years & Refugee/Humanitarian entrants)
- Whooping Cough Vaccine in Pregnancy Program
- High Risk Hepatitis B Immunisation Program
- New Arrival Refugee Immunisation (NARI) Program
- Aboriginal immunisation recommendations
Catch up schedules and the Immunisation calculator
A catch-up schedule is calculated on age, vaccination history, current recommendations and risk factors for those that may have missed or delayed some of the scheduled vaccines.
The Immunisation Calculator will calculate a catch-up schedules based on the Australian National Immunisation Program schedule for children up to their 10th birthday.
For information on catch up schedules for individuals aged over 10 years of age see the Australian Immunisation Handbook catch up guidelines.
The National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (NCIRS) is a research organisation that provides independent expert advice on all aspects of vaccine preventable diseases and social and other issues related to immunisation to inform policy and planning for immunisation services in Australia. Fact sheets have been developed primarily for immunisation providers.
The Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) records vaccines for people of all ages in Australia. All providers delivering immunisation services must upload doses administered to the AIR. To apply to register with the AIR see How to register as a provider and request access to the AIR.
Immunisation coverage rates for South Australia recorded from the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register.
For information on travel vaccination see Smartraveller.gov.au or contact a travel vaccinations centre