Vaccination protects against infection, saves lives and protects those who are too young or too sick to be immunised. The risk of complications from childhood diseases like measles is much higher than the risks of vaccination.

The immunisation schedule Victoria is a routine schedule of vaccines provided free under the National Immunisation Program and by the Victorian Government.

Help us promote the benefits of immunising this World Immunisation Week

To mark World Immunisation Week, 24 - 30 April, the Department of Health and Human Services is releasing a series of five case study videos that touch on the obvious - but sometimes forgotten - benefits of immunisation. Real Victorians share their stories of how and why immunisation is important to them. Please help us to share these important stories.

Read more and download resources 

Latest immunisation newsletter

Read the latest immunisation newsletter.

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VaxOnTime app now available

VaxOnTime has been developed by the Victorian Department of Health & Human Services to help remind parents and carers in Victoria when immunisations for their children is due. This free app is available on iOS, Android and Windows mobile phones.

For more information, visit the Better Health Channel.

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