Child immunisations

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Immunisation sessions are held at 8 venues across Yarra Ranges. You can browse and book an immunisation session online.

Book an immunisation session

Immunisation schedule

6wks to 4 years

Age

Immunisation

Birth

Hepatitis B

2 months (from 6 weeks)

Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (Whooping Cough),Polio, Hib, Hepatitis B

Pneumococcal

Rotavirus

 Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander infants

Meningococcal B

 

4 months

Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (Whooping Cough),Polio Hib, Hepatitis B

Pneumococcal

Rotavirus

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander infants  Meningococcal B

6 months

Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Polio Hib, Hepatitis B

Flu Vaccine- Recommended from 6 months of age

6 months of age premature baby
(< 28 weeks gestation or with a risk condition)
 Pneumococcal

12 months

Measles, Mumps, Rubella (dose 1)

Pneumococcal

Meningococcal ACWY

 Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander infants Meningococcal B 
 12 months of age premature baby
(< 32 weeks gestation or <2000g birth weight)
Hepatitis B
 All children > 12 months diagnosed with at risk
condition
 Pneumococcal

18 months

Chicken Pox (Varicella),Measles, Mumps, Rubella(dose 2)

Hib

Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis

4 years

Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Polio

 4 years of age with a risk condition  Pneumococcal
5 years of age and over for all Aboriginal
and Torres Straight Islander children
Influenza
 5 years of age and over with a risk condition

 

Influenza

Secondary school immunisations

Age

School year

Immunisation

12-13 years

Year 7

Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

Human Papillomavirus

15-16 years

Year 10

Meningococcal ACWY
If your child is absent at the time of a school visit the vaccines are available at any of our public immunisation sessions.

15 to 1-9 years of age     Meningococcal ACWY

 

 All Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islanders   Influenza
 All adolecents diagnosed with a risk condition   Influenza
Pneumococcal

Things you need to know before attending a session

  1. Please complete the online consent form
  2. Read the pre immunisation checklist

You can also read more about the rotavirus vaccine

Want to learn more about immunisations? Check out our immunisation video below.

Immunisation history requests and school entry certificates

All children enrolling for primary school must be able to provide their immunisation history. All records of vaccinations administered through the secondary school program have now been added on to the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register. You can  request a copy of your records from the register here or log in to your MYGOV account. 

Request immunisation statement

If records are not available, please contact your doctor for further advice.