NIP schedule changes - Effective 1 July 2018

Please refer to the NIP schedule changes page for information to assist in preparations for the 1 July 2018 NIP schedule changes. This information covers Meningococcal C, Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) and Pneumococcal diseases.

Seasonal flu vaccine 2018

For the latest information on the current seasonal influenza vaccine, visit the Seasonal influenza vaccine page.

Latest immunisation newsletter

Immunisation newsletter - September 2018

  • Pregnancy and influenza vaccination
  • Are you on target? – avoid causing a shoulder injury
  • Childhood immunisation program schedule changes 
  • New functions on the Australian Immunisation Register
  • The second booster DTPa dose is recommended at 4 years of age
  • Refugees and Asylum seekers need catch-up vaccines

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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.

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