The following table indicates additional vaccines provided free in NSW for GP immunisation provider use for the catch up vaccination of children in the appropriate age group who missed out on vaccination at school due to illness or absence and other individuals, and for post-exposure treatment for Australian bat lyssavirus or rabies.

  

VACCINE ELIGIBILITY

Boostrix (dTpa)

  • Pregnant women in their third trimester (preferably at 28 weeks) 
  • Students in Year 7 only who missed out on vaccination at school

 

 

 

Hepatitis B​  

  • Catch up of children less than 8 years of age
  • Aboriginal people
  • Household and sexual contacts of acute and chronic hepatitis B cases
  • Immunosuppressed people
  • People with HIV or hepatitis C
  • Men who have sex with men
  • Refugees
  • Injecting drug users
  • Sex workers
  • Clients of sexual health clinics

       Not for overseas travel

Human papillomavirus
(HPV)

  • Female and male students in Year 7 or who missed out on vaccination at school 

MMR​

  • Unvaccinated individuals born during or after 1966, including unvaccinated students in Years 7-12
  • For vaccination of rubella seronegative post natal women

Varicella

  • ​Students in Year 7 only who missed out on vaccination at school
Rabies vaccine and human rabies immunoglobulin​
  • Post-exposure treatment for Australian bat lyssavirus and rabies exposures (order via Public Health Unit on 1300 066 055)​  
 

 

Page Updated: Friday 27 March 2015
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