Immunisation provider information

Information for health professionals on various immunisation-related topics including clinical updates, handling vaccines, delivering immunisations and the Australian Immunisation Handbook.

Immunisation programs

Nationally funded

The National Immunisation Program includes:

State funded


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.

Clinical resources

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.

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.

Sharp and to the Point

The Sharp and the Point newsletter is produced by SA Health's Immunisation Section to assist Immunisation Providers and other interested health professionals to keep up to date with the latest immunisation recommendations, news and research.

Coverage rates

Immunisation coverage rates for South Australia recorded from the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register.

Travel vaccination

For information on travel vaccination see or contact a travel vaccinations centre

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