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  • Year 7 and Year 10 secondary school students can receive free immunisations as part of the National Immunisation Program.
  • Immunisations are organised at school and administered by nurses from council immunisation providers.
  • Secondary school students are at an age when some vaccines will be most effective and provide protection before possible exposure to a disease.
  • Adolescents who don’t attend secondary school can also access free vaccines from a GP, some pharmacies or their local council immunisation service.

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Reviewed on: 05-05-2023