Measles is a serious disease that is easily spread through the air. Immunisation is effective in preventing the disease. All children and adults born during or after 1966 should be vaccinated with 2 doses of MMR vaccine if not already immune.

Update - April 2017 - a measles outbreak has been reported in Sydney, including 16​ locally acquired cases. Follow the link for information on recently reported measles exposure sites.

Further Information

For further information please see the fact sheet or contact your local public health unit on 1300 066 055.

Also see the Measles Information site for further measles information and campaign posters.​

Page Updated: Wednesday 19 April 2017