Immunisations

 

IMMUNISATION PROGRAM Australian Capital Territory Schedule (valid from January 2016)

For information contact Immunisation Enquiry Line, Health Protection Service, ACT Health Ph: 02 6205 2300.

http://www.health.act.gov.au/sites/default/files/Immunisation%20Program.pdf

 

Age/Risk Group

Diseases Vaccinated Against 

Vaccine Brand Name 

Birth  Hepatitis B  H-B-VaxII Paediatric 
2 months(may be given from 6 weeks)  Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, poliomyelitis, Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) and hepatitis B Infanrix-hexa 
2 months  Pneumococcal  Prevenar 13 
2 months  Rotavirus1 Rotarix 
4 months 

Diptheria, tetanus, pertussis, poliomyeltis, Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) and hepatitis B

Infanrix-hexa 
4 months  Pneumococcal  Prevenar 13 
4 months  Rotavirus1 Rotarix 
6 months  Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, poliomyelitis, Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) and heptitis B Infanrix-hexa 
6 months  Pneumococcal  Prevenar 13 
12 months  Measles, mumps and rubella (MMR)  Priorix or MMRII 
12 months  Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) and Meningococcal C Menitorix 
12 months  Children at high risk may require extra vaccination2
18 months  Measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (MMRV)  Priorix-tetra or Proquad 
18 months  Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (DTPa)  Infanrix or Tripacel 
4 years  Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and poliomyelitis  Infanrix-IPV 
4 years  Children at high risk may require extra vaccination2
Year 7  Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (dTpa)4 Boostrix 
Year 7  Varicella-Zoster (chickenpox)5 Varilrix or Varivax 
Year 7  Human Papillomavirus (HPV)6 Gardasil 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 months – 5 years  Influenza (annually)9 FluQuadri Junior (6-35mths) 
Influenza (annually)  Fluarix Tetra (3-5 years) 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people ≥ 15 years  Pneumococcal (high risk only)7 Pneumovax 23 
Influenza (annually)  Fluarix Tetra 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people ≥ 50 years  Pneumococcal7 Pneumovax 23 
Influenza (annually)  Fluarix Tetra 
65 years and over  Pneumococcal7 Pneumovax 23 
65 years and over  Influenza (annually)9 Fluarix Tetra 
Pregnant women  Influenza  Fluarix Tetra 
Pregnant women  Pertussis8 Boostrix or Adacel 
6 – 35 months at risk  Influenza (annually)9 FluQuadri Junior 
3 years – 64 years at risk  Influenza (annually)9 Fluarix Tetra