Child Immunization Schedule & Vaccination Chart Australia

Read to know your child's immunization schedule for Australia alongwith age criteria.

This Childhood Immunization Schedule provides list of vaccines to be given in Australia as part of Australia Immunization Schedule 2023. It's important that vaccines are given on time for the best protection. Different vaccines are given at different ages to protect your baby. Know your child's immunization schedule and track them by printing the vaccination schedule or Download our child vaccination tracker app. Following vaccination needs to be given to babies as part of their routine childhood vaccinations.

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  • About disease and corresponding vaccines and their possible side effects
  • Childhood immunization Schedule Australia
  • About vaccines given in Australia and diseases they protect against
  • Vaccine brands for each vaccine available in Australia

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Download the Childhood Vaccination Schedule Australia

  • Print the vaccination schedule chart pdf - color
  • Print the vaccination schedule chart pdf - black & white
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Baby Immunization Schedule Australia and when to have them

Refer below for Australia baby vaccinations schedule table (based on National Immunisation Program recommendations) along with the diseases they protect against and site of adminstration. Australia Child and Adolescent Immunization Schedule by Age

Vaccine NameProtection against diseaseVaccine BrandsUsual Site

Some children may need extra vaccines. Speak to your doctor about your child’s specific needs.

Vaccines in the Child Immunization Schedule

The National Immunisation Program provides the routine childhood immunisations recommended for all children in Australia, free of charge.

Additional vaccination for people with medical risk conditions

AgeDiseasesVaccine Brand
All agesMeningococcal ACWYNimenrix®
Meningococcal BBexsero®
≥ 6 months (Annually)Influenza
<12 monthsPneumococcalPrevenar 13® and Pneumovax 23®
>=12 monthsPneumococcalPrevenar 13® and Pneumovax 23®
>=5 yearsHaemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)Act-Hib®

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children

Over and above the routine childhood vaccinations, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children can have the following extra vaccines for free:

  • Pneumococcal vaccine, Additional doses
  • Meningococcal B vaccine
  • Hepatitis A vaccine for children living in Western Australia, Northern Territory, South Australia and Queensland
  • Annual influenza vaccine each year from 6 months

Note: We have prepared this information based on NHS, CDC, UNICEF, NIP, local health department and each country's Pediatric Society. Please consult your doctor before taking any vaccination and for detailed information on the side effects and other relevant information.

Glossary of terms

AdjuvantAn adjuvant is a substance that is added to a vaccine to increase the body’s immune response to the vaccine
Conjugate vaccineA conjugate vaccine combines a weak (polysaccharide or sugar) antigen to a strong antigen (carrier protein (preferably)) as a carrier.
ImmunizationThe process whereby a person is made immune or resistant to an infectious disease, typically by the administration of a vaccine. Immunization can also occur naturally as a consequence of natural infection.
Inactivated vaccineAn inactivated vaccine (or killed vaccine) consists of virus particles which have been grown and then killed.
Live attenuated vaccineA vaccine created by modifying an infectious agent while still keeping it alive so that it becomes harmless or less virulent.
VaccinationAdminstration of a killed or weakened organism into the body so that the body produces immunity against that organism.