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Immunisation

The Public Health Unit (PHU) provides general advice and information on adult and childhood immunisation to health care providers and members of the public. Staff also follow up reports of adverse reactions to vaccinations External Link.

The Immunisation Team conducts the Adolescent School Vaccination Program External Link which provides immunisations to school students for Diphtheria Tetanus Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Meningococcal ACWY, and Human Papillomavirus (HPV).

​The Australian Department of Health Immunise Australia Program External Link provides valuable information on all aspects of childhood immunisation. Their website includes information for the general public as well as for immunisation providers, including The Australian Immunisation Handbook External Link, and the revised National Immunisation Program.

On this Page​

  • High school vaccination records
  • Vaccination Catch-up Calculation Tools for Immunisation Providers
  • Rabies and Australian Bat Lyssavirus information​

 

High school vaccination records

Vaccines offered in the school program since 2003 - no records are available prior to 2003.

Human Papillomavirus vaccine offered to:

  • Female students in Years 10, 11 & 12 in 2007
  • Female students in Years 7, 8, 9 & 10 in 2008
  • All female students in Year 7 from 2009
  • Male students in Year 9 in 2013 and 2014
  • All male students in Year 7 from 2013
  • All Year 7 students from 2013

Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis vaccine offered to:

  • all high school students in 2004
  • all Year 10 students from 2009 - 2012
  • all Year 7 students in 2005 & from 2010

Meningococcal ACWY vaccine offered to:

  • Year 11 & 12 students in 2017
  • Year 10 & 11 students in 2018
  • all Year 10 students from 2019

Hepatitis B vaccine offered to:

  • all Year 7 students only 2004 - 2013

Chickenpox (Varicella) vaccine offered to:

  • all Year 7 students only 2006 - 2017

Measles/Mumps/Rubella vaccine offered to:

  • Year 9 & 10 in some schools in 2014
  • Year 11 & 12 students in 2015

Meningococcal C vaccine offered to:

  • all High School students in 2003 & 2004
  • all Primary School students in 2004

All records of immunisations provided at schools via the NSW Health School Immunisation Program are now uploaded to the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) within a week of receipt of vaccination. Historical records of vaccinations given in the school program dating back to 2004 have also been uploaded to the AIR - there are no records kept prior to 2003. Please check the AIR in the first instance for your records.

To access your records on the AIR:

  1. Login to myGov External Link or create a myGov External Link login
  2. Link your Medicare account in the Services menu
  3. Proceed to your Medicare Online Account
  4. Click on the Immunisation History Statement banner and complete the declaration
  5. Download your Immunisation History Statement

If you are unable to locate your records you can your Public Health Unit on 1300 066 055.

 

Vaccination Catch-up Calculation Tools for Immunisation Providers

 

Vaccination catch up for children <10 years of age:

Chevron Table 1: PDF icon Standard Vaccination Catch-up Recommendations for Children <10 years of age

Chevron Table 2: PDF icon Catch-up Vaccination Plan

PDF icon Examples of catch-up recommendations
​Use Table 1: Standard Vaccination Catch-up Recommendations for Children <10 years of age in conjunction with Table 2: GP/Practice Nurse catch-up vaccination plan to write out a plan for the required vaccines.
If you have any questions, please call the PHU on 1300 066 055. Alternatively you can fax your completed plan to the PHU on 9482 1650 for checking and direction.

Vaccination catch-up for children 10-19 years of age​​

Chevron PDF icon Standard Vaccination Catch-up Recommendations for people over 10 years of age

Chevron PDF icon Commonwealth Catch-up Advice for all individuals aged 10 - 19 years


Rabies and Australian Bat Lyssavirus information External Link


​​​Quick links – Immunisation in NSW

Chevron PDF icon NSW Immunisation Schedule External Link

Chevron Australian Immunisation Register External Link

​​​​​Chevron Adverse Events following Immunisation External Link

Chevron Yellow Fever External Link


Other useful links

Chevron Australian Department of Health Immunisation information External Link

Chevron Strive for 5 Cold Chain Guidelines and resources External Link

Chevron Australian Immunisation Register External Link

Chevron National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance External Link

Chevron Information for Child Care Centres External Link

Chevron Questions About Vaccination External Link​ - answers to many common questions about vaccination

Chevron Primary & Community Care Services Ltd External Link

Chevron Northern Sydney Primary Health Network External Link


Councils Immunisation Clinics in Northern Sydney

Chevron Ryde Council External Link