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  1. Why immunisation is important

    06 May 2019

    Immunisation saves lives. It protects you, your family and your community. And it also helps protect future generations by eradicating diseases...

  2. Pneumococcal disease – immunisation

    02 May 2019

    Immunisation can substantially reduce the risk of pneumococcal disease, especially in young children...

  3. 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...

  4. Flu (influenza) – immunisation

    11 Apr 2019

    Influenza immunisation is recommended for people in known high risk groups...

  5. Polio – immunisation

    07 Apr 2019

    You need several doses of the vaccine before you are fully protected against polio...

  6. Human papillomavirus (HPV) – immunisation

    08 Feb 2019

    The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine helps prevent infection with HPV that causes cervical cancer...

  7. Meningococcal disease – immunisation

    01 Feb 2019

    Meningococcal group vaccines provide good protection against meningococcal group diseases...

  8. Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)

    07 Dec 2018

    Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) is a bacterium that causes a life-threatening infection that can lead to serious illness, especially in children...

  9. Immunisation history statements for children

    21 Nov 2018

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

  10. Pre-immunisation checklist

    19 Nov 2018

    This immunisation checklist will help you prepare so you know what to expect and what information you will need to give your GP or clinic staff before your immunisation...