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Community and Childhood Immunisations

Immunisation Sessions

To ensure the safety of our community, Community and Childhood Immunisations which would normally have a 1-hour timeslot allocated to them will now have a phone booking system to allow immunisations to be completed in small groups.

To book time slot, please call (03) 9581 4870. If someone cannot take your call, please leave a message and you will receive a call back to confirm. 

Download the 2020 Immunisation Schedule to view centre locations and dates.

 

The National Immunisation Program (NIP) as at 1 July 2018

6 weeks (minimum 42 days old), and 4 months
  • Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Hepatitis B, Poliomyelitis (polio) & Haemophilus Influenzae Type b (hib)
  • Pneumococcal
  • Rotavirus
6 months
  • Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Hepatitis B, Poliomyelitis (polio) & Haemophilus Influenzae Type b (hib)
12 Months
  • Measles, Mumps & Rubella
  • Pneumococcal
  • Meningococcal ACWY
18 Months
  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella & Chicken Pox
  • Diphtheria, Tetanus & Pertussis
  • Haemophilus Influenzae Type b (hib)
4 Years         
  • Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (Whooping Cough) and Poliomyelitis (Polio) (recommended from 3 years 11 months)

 

Secondary School Program

These vaccinations will be offered through our school program.  A consent booklet will come home via the child for the parent to give consent.  It must be stressed that vaccinations will not be given to a child without a signed consent card.

Any enquires please call the City of Kingston Immunisation team on 1300 764 807.  If your child is unwell or absent on the school immunisation day, an SMS will be sent to the parent with a link to our Immunisation Community Sessions where they can attend for the vaccine due.

12-13 Years
  • Human Papillomavirus Vaccine (Gardasil 9)
  • Diphtheria, Tetanus & Pertussis (Boostrix)
15-16 Years
  • Meningococcal ACWY (Nimenrix) 

 

Immunisation history

Immunisation history statements informs parents of all immunisations recorded on the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR). 

Q.  How can I get an immunisation history statement for my child?

A.  You can obtain these statements by logging onto your My Gov Account or by contacting AIR on 1800 653 809.

Please note:  If your child is over 14 years of age, they will need to have their own My Gov account to access their own details.