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Information for parents and communities

Current NSW Immunisation Schedule

Please visit NSW Health - Immunisation programs for further information on current vaccinations available in NSW for:  

  • Childhood
  • Adolescent vaccines (School Vaccination Program)
  • Adult vaccination (Influenza, Whooping Cough, Pneumococcal and Shingles)
  • Refugee vaccination

Childhood Vaccinations

It is important to keep your child’s personal vaccination records safe as the information may be required in the future. 

Vaccine records for children who live in Australia are collected in the ‘Childhood Immunisation History Statement’. You can get this from:

  1. The Australian Government myGov Website – you will need your login details; or
  2. Call the Australian Immunisation Register on 1800 653 509 (free call); or
  3. Contact your local Immunisation provider local Public Health Unit on 1300 066 055

How are Vaccines shown to be safe?

All vaccines used in Australia undergo extensive research and must be approved for use by the Therapeutic Goods Administration. Before a vaccine can be licensed, it is tested over several years to ensure it is safe and that it works.  For more information about vaccines please visit NSW Health – Immunisation programs

However, if you, your child or a client experience an adverse event following immunisation (AEFI), please complete the Immunisation Adverse Event Reporting Form or call the immunisation unit on 1300 066 055​.

Public Immunisation services are located throughout the Local Health District

  • Immunisation services 0-5years contact cental intake service on 1800 654 324
  • School based immunisation services contact 1300 066 055

School Vaccinations

For information regarding the NSW School Vaccination Program: 

To access NSW School Vaccination Program records please:

  • Refer to the Australian Government myGov Website - you will need your login details
  • If school vaccination records are not available on the ‘myGov’ site please complete the School Vaccination Record Request form and return to the Public Health Unit for follow-up; or
  • Contact the Public Health Immunisation Coordinator on 1300 066 055 for advice

Travel Vaccinations

For travel vaccination information please speak with your local doctor and refer to the ‘Related Sites’ section on this page.

Last updated: 20 November 2019