Department of Health

Find out more about immunisation for children, adolescents and adults, including the different program schedules, vaccine eligibility, reporting adverse events, ordering vaccines and accessing resources.

Latest news

Shingles vaccination

From 1 November 2023, the shingles vaccine Shingrix® will replace Zostavax® on the National Immunisation Program (NIP) and be free for eligible cohortsExternal Link .

More information about these changes, including eligibility is available on the Department of Health and Aged Care websiteExternal Link .

For updated program advice, refer to:

Japanese encephalitis

Mpox (monkeypox)

Reviewed 26 October 2023


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