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 two doses of MMR vaccine (which protects against Measles, Mumps and Rubella) if not already immune.

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: Tuesday 5 December 2017