What’s changed?

The Australian Immunisation Handbook is an up-to-date reference. The following pages have been updated recently. 

Public consultations

The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation consults with stakeholders on proposed changes to vaccination recommendations for inclusion in the Australian Immunisation Handbook. All parties are welcome to make a submission on draft recommendation/s.

Open consultations

Proposed changes to the recommended use of the pneumococcal vaccine

Publication approval

The guideline recommendations were approved by the Chief Executive Officer of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) on 9 July 2018. For additional information see About the Handbook.


The preferred citation provided is: Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI). Australian Immunisation Handbook, Australian Government Department of Health, Canberra, 2018, immunisationhandbook.health.gov.au.