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Childhood vaccines

Age Protection against Vaccine
Birth Hepatitis B H-B-Vax II or Engerix B
6 weeks​​ Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib), hepatitis B and polio
Pnemococcal
Rotavirus
Infanrix Hexa

Prevenar 13
Rotarix
4 months Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib), hepatitis B and polio
Pnemococcal
Rotavirus
Infanrix Hexa

Prevenar 13
Rotarix
6 mont​hs 1 Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib), hepatitis B and polio Infranrix Hexa
12 months Meningococcal ACWY
Pnemococcal
Measles, mumps and rubella
Nimenrix
Prevenar 13
MMR II or Priorix
18 months Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis
Measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (Chicken pox)
Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)
Infanrix or Tripacel
Priorix Tetra or ProQuad

Act-HIB
4 years Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and polio Infanrix-IPV or Quadracel

Adolescent vaccines

A​ge Protection against Vaccine
Year 7 Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis
Human papillomavirus (2 doses)
Boostrix
Gardasil 9
Year 10 Meningococcal ACWY Nimenrix

Adult vaccines

Age/Condition Protection against Vaccine
Pregnant ​women Influenza (Annually - any trimester)
Pertussis (Third trimester, ideally 20-32 weeks)
Influenza
Boostrix or Adacel
65 years and over Influenza (Annually)
Pneumococcal (One dose) 2
Fluad
Pneumovax 23
70 years (Catch-up for 71-79 years until 31 October 2021) Zoster Zostavax

At risk groups

Age/Condition Protection against Vaccine
6 months and over with medical risk conditions 3
All c​hildren 6 months to < 5 years
Aboriginal people 6 months and over
Influenza (Annually) Influenza
Aboriginal people 15-49 years with medical risk factors
Aboriginal people 50 years and over
65 years and over
Pneumococcal 2 Pneumovax 23

Notes

  1. At risk children require an additional dose of pneumococcal (Prevenar 13).
  2. Refer to the current edition of The Australian Immunisation Handbook for timing of doses.
  3. Refer to the current online edition of The Australian Immunisation Handbook for all medical risk factors and conditions.
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Page Updated: Monday 18 November 2019
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