Australian Immunisation Handbook

The place to find the most up to date information on immunisation and to view or order your copy of the Australian Immunisation Handbook

Knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding influenza vaccination

An online survey of General Practice Nurses was conducted to ascertain the knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding influenza and influenza vaccination.


This course looks at immunisation rates, symptoms, preventing pertussis using various strategies, incentives and delivering immunisation services.

Immunisation and pregnancy

Immunisation can protect a pregnant woman and her unborn baby from infectious diseases. Some infectious diseases can cause serious harm to pregnant women or their unborn babies.

News: Flu vaccination program now mandatory for aged care staff and volunteers

7 May 2018 The Department of Health has announced that as of 1 May legislation requires Australian Government-subsidised residential aged care providers to offer the flu vaccine to staff and volunteers.

News: 2018 influenza update and free vaccination for children under five in NSW

7 May 2018 The 2018 National Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program commenced in mid-April with New South Wales (among other states) funding a free influenza vaccination program for children aged six months to less than five years. Read advice from NSW Health.

APNA Conference 2018

APNA Conference 2018

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