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Victorian Government – Immunisation.
The Children's Hospital at Westmead – Parents – Whooping cough.
The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne – Whooping cough
The Children's Hospital at Westmead – Whooping cough
Department of Health and Ageing, Australian Government – Immunise Australia Program
Department of Health, Victorian Government – Immunisation
Department of Health, Victorian Government – Infectious Diseases. In your language
Department of Health, Victorian Government – Free vaccine Victoria: criteria for eligibility
Department of Health, Victorian Government – Check your immunisation HALO

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  • Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), hepatitis B, poliomyelitis (polio) and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) – immunisation information, 2013, Department of Health, Victorian Government. More information here.
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