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 July 2018.

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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:

Tuberculosis

2 months and 4 months
Disease

Diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis-hepatitis B-poliomyelitis-Haemophilus influenzae type b (DTPa-hebB-IPV-Hib) (given as 1 injection)

Disease

Pneumococcal

Disease

Rotavirus

6 months
Disease

Diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis-hepatitis B-poliomyelitis-Haemophilus influenzae type b (DTPa-hebB-IPV-Hib) (given as 1 injection)

Disease

Rotavirus

Additional
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children only:

Pneumococcal

Medically at risk children* only:

Pneumococcal

 

Premature infants born <28 weeks gestation:

Pneumococcal

From 6 months to <5 years
Disease

Influenza

12 months
Disease

Measles, mumps, rubella (given as 1 injection)

Disease

Meningococcal ACWY

Disease

Pneumococcal

Additional
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children only:

Hepatitis A

Medically at risk children* only:

Premature infants born <32 weeks gestation or <2000g birthweight:

Hepatitis B

18 months
Disease

Measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (given as 1 injection)

Disease

Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (DTPa) (given as 1 injection)

Disease

Haemophilus influenzae type b

Additional
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children only:

Hepatitis A

4 years
Disease

Diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis-poliomyelitis (DTPa-IPV)

Additional
Medically at risk children* only:

Pneumococcal

Influenza vaccine is free from 5 years for all “medically At risk” individuals
Check with your health provider
Year 7
Disease

Human papillomavirus (HPV)

Disease

Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (given as 1 injection)

Year 10
Disease

Meningococcal ACWY

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

Influenza

Additional
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children only:

*Pneumococcal (23vPPV)

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

Influenza

Additional
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children only:

Pneumococcal (23vPPV)

65 years and over
Disease

Influenza

Disease

Pneumococcal (23vPPV)

70 years
Disease

Shingles

71 to 79 years
Disease

Shingles (time limited catch up program until 2021)

PREGNANT WOMEN SHOULD RECEIVE:
Disease
  • Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (dTpa) (given as 1 injection) – given between 28 and 32 weeks gestation
  • Influenza – given at any time during pregnancy


Note: Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and influenza can be given at the same time

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.