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Immunisation info for children...

Immunisation Coalition

The Childhood National Immunisation Program schedule changes on 1 July 2018

12 Months

New: Meningococcal ACWY vaccine replacing meningococcal C vaccine

Change in timing: Pneumococcal vaccine now a booster at 12 months (was 6 months)

No change: Measles, mumps, rubella vaccine

18 Months

Change in timing: Hib–Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine now a booster at 18 months (was 12 months)

No change: Measles, mumps, rubella and chickenpox vaccine, diphtheria, tetanus, and whooping cough vaccine

Your child’s due date for their next immunisations has not changed.

Have questions?

Visit health.gov.au/immunisation

Make an appointment with your GP or other vaccination provider

Call 1800 671 811 for the National Immunisation Program Information Line

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Immunisation is still the safest and most effective way to protect our children from harmful infectious diseases.

Immunisation schedule

Page Published: 7 March 2017 | Page Updated: 20 May 2020