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 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

6 weeks, 4 months and 6 months
Disease

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

Disease

Pneumococcal (13vPCV)

Disease

Rotavirus

Influenza vaccine is free for all children aged 6 months to less than 5 years of age
12 months
Disease

Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) – Meningococcal C (given as 1 injection)

Additional
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children only:

Hepatitis A

Medically at risk children* only:

Pneumococcal (13vPCV)

Disease

Measles, mumps, rubella (given as 1 injection)

18 months
Disease

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

Additional
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children only:

Hepatitis A

Disease

Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (given as 1 injection)

Additional
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children only:

Pneumococcal (13vPCV)

4 years
Disease

Diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis-poliomyelitis (given as 1 injection)

Additional
Medically at risk children* only:

Pneumococcal (23vPPV)

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

Human papillomavirus

Disease

Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (given as 1 injection)

Year 10 or 15 to 19 years olds
(time limited program)
Disease

Meningococcal ACWY

PREGNANT WOMEN SHOULD RECEIVE:
Disease
  • Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (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

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)

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.