The Australian Immunisation Handbook 10th Edition

Appendix 1: Contact details for Australian, state and territory government health authorities and communicable disease control

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Australian Government health authorities
Australian Government Department of Health 02 6289 1555
Freecall: 1800 671 811
Australian Childhood Immunisation Register enquiries (ACIR) 1800 653 809
ACIR email
State and territory government health authorities
Australian Capital Territory 02 6205 2300
Immunisation Enquiry Line
New South Wales 1300 066 055
(to connect to your local Public Health Unit)
Northern Territory 08 8922 8044
Centre for Disease Control
Queensland 13 HEALTH (13 4325 84)
Contact your local Public Health Unit
South Australia 1300 232 272 (8.30 am to 5.00 pm)
CDCB Email
Tasmania 03 6222 7666 or 1800 671 738
Victoria 1300 882 008
Email
Western Australia 08 9388 4868
08 9328 0553 (after hours Infectious Diseases Emergency)
CDC Email
Contact details for communicable disease control
Australian Capital Territory 24-hour Communicable Disease Control Section:
02 6205 2155
New South Wales 1300 066 055
(for connection to Public Health Unit)
Northern Territory 8.30 am to 5.00 pm: 08 8922 8044 Centre for Disease Control
(After hours Royal Darwin Hospital 08 8922 8888 for CDC on-call doctor)
Queensland Contact your local Public/Population Health Unit, phone number listed in the White Pages
South Australia 24 hour general enquiries line: 1300 232 272
Tasmania 24 hour hotline: 1800 671 738
Victoria 24 hour contact number: 1300 651 160
Western Australia Perth Metropolitan area:
08 9388 4852
After hours/Emergency: 08 9328 0533
Outside Perth Metropolitan area:
Contact regional Population Health Unit

* See also state/territory and Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) contact details for reporting AEFI in Table 2.3.3 Contact information for notification of adverse events following immunisation in 2.3.2 Adverse events following immunisation.

† For more information on other registers, see 2.3.4 Immunisation registers.