Approved organisations for delivering immunisation programs

Authorised registered health practitioners must only administer the vaccines specified in the Vaccine Administration Code (the Code) and as part of a program delivered by an approved organisation.

The approved organisations requirements are to deliver vaccines within the listed immunisation programs:

Recognised health facilities

Recognised health facilities are organisations that do not need to seek approval from the Minister for Health and Wellbeing (the Minister). These organisations include Local Health Networks that are part of SA Health, SA Ambulance Service, councils and council subsidiaries.

Other organisations employing authorised registered health practitioners to deliver immunisation programs without medical orders require approval from the Minister.

How to apply to become an approved organisation


The Organisations delivering immunisation programs: Information guide (PDF 240KB) outlines the requirements to become an approved organisation, including the application form (refer to appendix 1).

In addition, pharmacies seeking approval will need to apply to register with the Australian Immunisation Register see How to register as a provider and obtain access to AIR Information Guide (PDF 298KB).

Other organisations

SA Health is currently reviewing the processes for the approval of other organisation for immunisation programs in South Australia and is not processing applications at present. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Approved organisations

Organisations who have had their application approved by the Minister are listed below: 


See the list of SA Health approved pharmacies (PDF 412KB) to deliver immunisation services in South Australia. 

Other organisations

Other organisations who are approved organisations by SA Health to deliver approved immunisation programs include:

  • Aspen Corporate Health
  • Australian Professional Health Services
  • Australian Vaccine Services Pty Ltd
  • Australian Red Cross Blood Service
  • Desjan Pty Ltd trading as Pop-up Medics
  • Healthcare Australia
  • Industrial First Aid Services
  • Jobfit Health Group Pty Ltd
  • Kimberly-Clark Australia
  • Limestone Coast Health Unit Trust (Kingston Medical Centre)
  • Medimobile Pty Ltd
  • Medvet Science Pty Ltd
  • Nganampa Health Council
  • Royal District Nursing Service (RDNS) SA Ltd
  • Health and Immunisation Management Services
  • South Australia Police
  • Sportsmed SA
  • The Investigator Clinic
  • VaxWorks Health Services Pty Ltd
  • Worcomp Pty Ltd

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