Protect your family with the free flu vaccine this winter

Free flu vaccinations are now available to all NSW residents over the age of 6 months to boost immunity for the winter season. This is especially important if you are at higher risk of severe illness from the flu.

From 1-30 June 2022, free flu shots will be available at:

  • GP’s for everyone aged 6 months and over
  • pharmacies for everyone aged 5 years and over.

Get your flu shot as soon as possible to protect yourself and your loved ones.

About flu

Influenza, or flu, is a highly contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It is more serious than a common cold.

The flu shot and COVID-19 vaccines

The flu and COVID-19 vaccines can be given together at the same time.

It is important to protect yourself and the community from both illnesses.

Health professionals

Information for clinicians, immunisation providers and NSW Health workers.

Information and resources are available to help protect yourself and your community

View all resources

Flu shots are safe for children aged 6 months+

Help track Flu near you

FluTracking is an online community-based health surveillance system to detect influenza epidemics. By taking part, you’ll not only be contributing to scientific research, you will be helping to track influenza in your local community and nation-wide.



Current as at: Thursday 9 June 2022
Contact page owner: Communicable Diseases