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  1. Human papillomavirus (HPV) – immunisation

    18 Dec 2018

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

  2. Who provides immunisations in Victoria

    11 Dec 2018

    Immunisations in Victoria are provided by local councils, GPs and specially qualified nurses in medical clinics and community health services, some Maternal and Child Health nurses, travel clinics and...

  3. Travel immunisation

    Travel immunisation

    If you are travelling overseas, check with your doctor well in advance to find out what immunisations you need...

  4. Flu (influenza) – immunisation

    06 Dec 2018

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

  5. Pneumococcal disease – immunisation

    05 Dec 2018

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

  6. Pregnancy and travel

    27 Nov 2018

    Travelling to developing nations is not encouraged during pregnancy, due to the risk of disease and the standard of medical facilities...

  7. Meningococcal disease – immunisation

    19 Nov 2018

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

  8. Typhoid and paratyphoid

    19 Nov 2018

    Almost every Australian case of typhoid or paratyphoid fever is caught overseas...

  9. Measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chickenpox) – immunisation

    Immunisation is the best protection against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chickenpox)...

  10. Vaccines

    Vaccines trick the body into building immunity against infectious diseases without causing the actual disease...