About Immunisation

Immunisation is a simple, safe and effective way of protecting people against harmful diseases before they come into contact with them in the community. Immunisation not only protects individuals, but also others in the community, by reducing the spread of disease.

Page last updated: 20 April 2015

Immunisation remains the safest and most effective way to stop the spread of many of the world’s most infectious diseases.

In this section you will find information about vaccines funded under the Immunise Australia Program which form the National Immunisation Program Schedule.