Immunisation

Our Immunisation Service is available to children and families living in Kingston.

Childhood

Step 1.Find out what vaccine your child needs

We provide free immunisations for children aged six weeks to four years old, and secondary school students as per the National Immunisation Program Schedule.

Step 2.Book an appointment

Check our immunisation calendar for your preferred date and location, then complete our online form to make an appointment.

Book an immunisation appointment

If you prefer, you can call 9581 4870 and leave a message with: 

  • Your name
  • Contact number 
  • Child's name
  • Child's date of birth 

We will return your call as soon as possible to arrange your appointment.

Step 3.Remember to bring 

  • Your Medicare card 
  • Your child’s health record (green book) 
  • Any previous immunisation history  

Secondary school

We offer school immunisation sessions at all our local secondary schools. Immunisations are offered as per the National Immunisation Program Schedule

A parent or guardian's consent is required for all school immunisations. Your child’s school will provide you with the consent form.  

If your child is away from school on the day of immunisations, you can book an appointment at one of our immunisation centres. 

Book an appointment

If you did not receive a consent form from your school, please complete the relevant form below before your appointment:

Optional vaccines

Additional vaccines are available for purchase:

  • Chicken Pox (Varicella)
  • Flu (Influenza)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningococcal ACWY
  • Meningococcal B
  • Whooping Cough (Diphtheria, Tetanus & Pertussis)

 

Step 1.Speak to our immunisation staff

Speak to our team to find out which vaccine you need. You may be eligible to receive some immunisations for free.

Step 2.Purchase your vaccine

Once you know which vaccine to purchase, complete our online form with payment.

Purchase a vaccine

If you prefer, you can also purchase a vaccine on the day of your appointment (card only payments).

Step 3.Book your appointment online

Check our immunisation calendar for your preferred date and location, then complete our online form to make an appointment.

Book an appointment

If you purchase a vaccine prior to your appointment, remember to bring a copy of your receipt as proof of purchase.

Immunisation centres

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If you are under 20 years old and have missed any immunisations in the National Immunisation Program Schedule, you can receive them for free by making an appointment at one of our immunisation centres. 

Book an appointment

Our immunisation service does not provide travel vaccines. 

If you are travelling overseas, visit your GP or a travel clinic at least one month prior to get advice on vaccination for you and your children.   

Visit Better Health Channel’s Travel Immunisation or Smartraveller for more information.  

Your child’s immunisations must be up to date before enrolling in childcare or kindergarten in Victoria. Visit Better Health Channel’s No Jab, No Play for more information.  

When enrolling, you will need to provide a current Immunisation History Statement from the Australian Immunisation Register

If you have recently moved to Australia, our immunisation team can help to: 

Please email immunisation@kingston.vic.gov.au with the following information:  

  • Any evidence of your child’s immunisation history (with your child’s name and date of birth). This needs to be translated to English if it’s in another language.
  • Address  
  • Contact number