Schedule

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National Immunisation Program Schedule Queensland

To get the best protection, every vaccination should happen on its due date as outlined in the National Immunisation Program Schedule Queensland below.

You can also download the free VacciDate app to get reminders when each vaccination is due and keep immunisation records for all the children in your family.

Updated January 2016.

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Age
Disease
Routine childhood vaccination plus
Additional vaccines for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Additional vaccines for medically at risk children*
Birth
Disease

Hepatitis B

Additional
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children only:

BCG (tuberculosis)*

6 weeks, 4 months and 6 months
Disease

Diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis-hepatitis B-poliomyelitis-Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)

 

Additional
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children only:

Influenza (free from 6 months up to 5 years of age)#

Disease

Pneumococcal (13vPCV)

Disease

Rotavirus

12 months
Disease

Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) – Meningococcal C

Additional
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children only:

Hepatitis A

Medically at risk children* only:

Pneumococcal (13vPCV)

Disease

Measles, mumps, rubella

Additional
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children only:

Influenza (free from 6 months up to 5 years of age)

18 months
Disease

Measles, mumps, rubella

Varicella

Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis

Additional
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children only:

Hepatitis A
Pneumococcal (13vPCV)

Influenza (free from 6 months up to 5 years of age)

4 years
Disease

Diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis-poliomyelitis

Additional
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children only:

Influenza (free from 6 months up to 5 years of age)

Medically at risk children* only:

Pneumococcal (23vPPV)

Disease

Measles, mumps, rubella (if child has not already had 2 doses of measles-mumps-rubella containing vaccine)

Year 7 and Year 8 (in 2016 only)
Disease

Human papillomavirus

Disease

Varicella

Disease

Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis

15 to 49 years
Additional
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children only:

Influenza
*Pneumococcal (23vPPV)

50 years and over
Additional
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children only:

Influenza
Pneumococcal (23vPPV)

65 years and over
Disease

Influenza, pneumococcal (23vPPV)

Find out more about the National Immunisation Program Schedule Queensland.

Immunise Australia Program

* Refer to Conditions associated with an increased risk of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) in current Australian Immunisation Handbook.
# All Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children aged 6 months to less than 5 years of age are eligible to receive influenza vaccine annually.