Influenza vaccination information

Public and Private influenza vaccinations will be arriving soon. Private flu vax cost $25.

During May and June we will be running influenza clinics. Online booking for influenza vaccination clinic will open soon

Please note that children aged less than 9 will need 2 flu vaccinations 1 month apart IF this is their first flu vaccination​.

Patients over 65 will receive an adjuvanted vaccine.

The influenza and coronavirus vaccine can be given at the same time. All patients booking an over 65 flu vaccination will receive a 4th covid19 vaccination (which will be a moderna booster) at the same time as their flu vaccine if they are eligible.

Some patients will receive influenza vaccination free through the National Immunisation Program. This group includes;

(a) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 6 months and over

(b) children aged 6 months to under 5 years

(c) people aged 6 months or over who have medical conditions that mean they have a higher risk of getting serious disease (see list below)

(d) pregnant women at any stage of pregnancy

(e) people aged 65 years or over

Long-term medical conditions that can lead to you having a serious case of the flu include: 

  • heart disease

  • Down syndrome

  • lung disease

  • conditions of the nervous system (such as multiple sclerosis)

  • liver disease

  • kidney disease

  • diabetes

  • blood diseases

  • metabolic disorders. 

The full list can be found by clicking on the influenza vaccination information button below

If you do not fit any of the above criteria we recommend you pay for a private influenza vaccination. This will be an equivalent vaccination given to the at risk groups. These vaccines will cost $25