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  1. Ice (crystal methamphetamine)

    The drug ice, is a stimulant with a high risk of addiction if it used regularly.

  2. Immunisation and pregnancy

    Immunisation can protect a woman and her unborn baby against many infectious diseases.

  3. Immunisation history statements for children

    By law, parents or guardians must provide an Immunisation History Statement when enrolling children in any childcare service, kindergarten or primary school in Victoria.

  4. Immunisation – common questions

    We answer some common questions about immunisation, including how immunisation works, why it's important and where you can be immunised.

  5. Immunisation – deciding which vaccines you need

    Everyone's immunisation needs are different and are influenced by your health, lifestyle, age and occupation.

  6. Immunisation – DTP, polio, hep B and Hib

    A number of combined immunisations against diphtheria, tetanus and other infectious diseases are available to provide protection at various life stages.

  7. Immunisation – side effects

    Find out more about possible side effects of immunisation.

  8. Immunisations for older people

    Immunisations are important for you as you get older, because your immune system can become less effective at protecting you from some diseases.

  9. Immunisations for work

    Some jobs have a higher risk of exposure to infectious diseases, so if your job is one of these, it’s a good idea to check your immunisation status.

  10. Immunisations – catch-ups and boosters

    If you've recently arrived in Australia or missed out on an immunisation for any reason, you may need catch-up doses.