Several vaccines against meningococcal disease are available in NSW. Consult your GP about the best option for you.
Australian Immunisation Program
Vaccination against meningococcal disease caused by groups A, C, W and Y is now provided as part of the Australian immunisation Program at 1 year of age.
NSW School Vaccination Program
The NSW School Vaccination program provided free ACWY vaccine to secondary school students in years 11 and 12 in 2017, and students in years 10 and 11 in 2018.
In 2019 the NSW School Vaccination program will continue to provide free ACWY vaccine to students in year 10 in all NSW secondary schools.
To ensure all older adolescents have the opportunity to protect themselves against meningococcal disease caused by serogroups A, C, W and Y, people aged 15-19 who are not enrolled in school, or miss vaccination at school, can access free vaccine from their GP.
Learn more about immunisation in NSW.