Register for the Flu Vaccination
Annual influenza vaccination is recommended for people aged 6 months and over.
Influenza vaccines are provided free through the National Immunisation Program to the following groups who have an increased risk of complications from influenza:
- Pregnant women (at any stage of pregnancy)
- People aged 65 years and over
- Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people aged 6 months and over
- children aged 6 months to less than 5 years
People aged 6 months & over with medical conditions putting them at increased risk of severe influenza and complications, including:
- cardiac disease
- chronic respiratory conditions
- chronic neurological conditions
- immunocompromising conditions
- diabetes and other metabolic disorders
- renal disease
- haematological disorders
- children aged 6 months to 10 years on long term aspirin therapy
Some states and territories may provide free influenza vaccines for other groups not listed above. Speak to your GP or other immunisation provider if you are unsure if you are eligible for a free influenza vaccine.
If you are not eligible for a free influenza vaccine, you can still get the vaccine from your GP (with a private prescription), a pharmacy immunisation clinic, or another immunisation provider.