The Australian Immunisation Handbook
The Australian Immunisation Handbook is an up-to-date reference. The following pages have been updated recently.
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.
Proposed changes to the recommended use of the pneumococcal vaccine
An infographic guide to assist immunisation providers to avoid shoulder injury related to vaccine administration.
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.
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Printed content may be out of date. For up to date information, always refer to the digital version: https://immunisationhandbook.health.gov.au/home.