We offer the Whooping Cough vaccination to pregnant mothers from 20 weeks gestation, and fathers of newborn babies. Other family members should see their GP for this vaccination.
Council only offers the Flu vaccine to those eligible for the free vaccine. These include:
- All children aged 6 months to less than 5 years - Victorian government funded
- All Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged from 6 months
- All adults aged ≥ years and over
- All people aged ≥ 6 months who have certain medical conditions which increase the risk of influenza disease complications, for example, severe asthma, lung or heart disease, low immunity or diabetes
- Pregnant women (during any stage of pregnancy)
If you do not meet the criteria for the free Flu vaccine, please contact your local GP to arrange your vaccine privately.
Recommended National Immunisation Schedule for adults
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples - from 50 years
If you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and aged 50 years or over you are eligible for the Pneumovax 23 vaccination to protect against Pneumococcal.
If you are aged 65+ please talk to your GP about vaccinations against Influenza and Pneumococcal.
Free time limited immunisation program to finish on October 31, 2019.
Men who have sex with men are recommended to receive Human Papillomavirus immunisation.
This free Human Papillomavirus immunisation is available until October 31, 2019.
For more information about immunisation please contact the Immunisation Team on 03 4408 6590.