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As at September 2003, the routine schedule of vaccines provided free under the National Immunisation.  Program is as follows:   .. pdf (101KB)

AGE

VACCINE

Birth

Hepatitis B

2 months

Hepatitis B*

Diphtheria, tetanus and acellular pertussis

Haemophilus influenzae type b

Oral poliomyelitis vaccine

Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (eligible children only+)

4 months

Hepatitis B*

Diphtheria, tetanus and acellular pertussis

Haemophilus influenzae type b

Oral poliomyelitis vaccine

Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (eligible children only+)

6 months

Hepatitis B*

Diphtheria, tetanus and acellular pertussis

Oral poliomyelitis vaccine

Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (eligible children only+)

12 months

Hepatitis B*

Haemophilus influenzae type b

Measles, mumps and rubella

Meningococcal C

Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (eligible children only+)

18-24 months

Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (eligible children only +)

4 years

Diphtheria, tetanus and acellular pertussis

Oral poliomyelitis vaccine

Measles, mumps and rubella

Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (eligible children only+)

10-13 years

Hepatitis B #

15-17 years

Diphtheria, tetanus and acellular pertussis

65 years

and over Influenza

 

 

* Total 3 doses required following birth dose.

# Only administer to children who have not been immunised previously for hepatitis B. For dose schedule contact your State or Territory health department.

+ For details on eligibility for pneumococcal vaccine, please see the ‘National Childhood Pneumococcal Vaccination Program’ section.