Vaccination schedules | Brisbane City Council

Vaccination schedules

This table lists the National Health and Medical Research Council's vaccination schedules for Queensland.

For tuberculosis (TB) vaccinations, contact Queensland Health.

Influenza (annual) 

The vaccine is available from 12 April 2018. The annual influenza vaccine is free for:

  • all children from 6 months to less than 5 years of age
  • pregnant women at any stage of pregnancy
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 15 years and older
  • all individuals aged 6 months of age and older with medical conditions predisposing them to severe influenza
  • adults aged 65 years and older.

For all other people aged from six months who are ineligible for a free vaccine, the vaccine can be purchased from Council's community immunisation clinics for $19.40.

If you are considering purchasing a vaccine at one of our Community Clinics, contact Council on 07 3403 8888 to check vaccine availability.

Age Disease Vaccine Provided by Council
Birth Hepatitis B HB Vax II (not available from Brisbane City Council clinics) No
Two months
(can be given at six weeks of age, but not a day before)

Infanrix Hexa

Yes
Pneumococcal Prevenar 13 Yes
Rotavirus Rotarix Yes - given between six to 14 weeks of age
Four months

Infanrix Hexa

Yes
Pneumococcal Prevenar 13 Yes
Rotavirus Rotarix Yes - given between 10 to 24 weeks of age
Six months

Infanrix Hexa

Yes
Pneumococcal Prevenar 13 Yes
Influenza (annual) Fluquadri Yes
free for all children from 6 months to less than 5 years of age.
12 months (but not a day before) Measles, Mumps and Rubella Priorix Yes
Haemophilus Influenzae B (HIB) and Meningococcal C Menitorix Yes
Hepatitis A VAQTA Yes
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children only
Pneumococcal Prevenar 13 Yes
Medically at risk children only
Influenza (annual) Fluquadri Yes
free for all children from 6 months to less than 5 years of age.
18 months (but not a day before) Chickenpox,
Measles, Mumps and Rubella
Priorix-tetra Yes
Hepatitis A VAQTA Yes
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children only
Pneumococcal Prevenar 13 Yes
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children only
Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis (whooping cough) Infanrix or Tripacel Yes
Influenza (annual) Fluquadri Yes
free for all children from 6 months to less than 5 years of age.
Four years
 
Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis (whooping cough), Polio DTPa-IPV Yes
Measles, Mumps and Rubella Priorix Yes
If dose two not received at 18 months
Pneumococcal Pneumovax 23 Yes
Medically at risk children only
Influenza (annual) Fluquadri Yes
free for all children from 6 months to less than 5 years of age.
Year 7 in schools Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis (whooping cough) Boostrix Yes
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Gardasil (until the end of 2017) / Gardasil 9 (from 2018 onwards) Yes
Gardasil 9 is a two dose course with the second and final dose being administered six months after the first vaccination. The previous HPV schedule was three doses.
Year 10 in schools Meningococcal ACWY Menactra

Yes - free for:

  • Students in Year 10 (vaccination administered at school)
  • Young people aged 15 to 19 years at time of vaccination (through Council's community immunisation clinics)
Adults Influenza (annual) Fluquadri Yes - free for:
  • pregnant women at any stage of pregnancy
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 15 years and older
  • all individuals aged 6 months of age and older with medical conditions predisposing them to severe influenza
  • adults aged 65 years and older.

For all other people aged from 6 months, the vaccine can be purchased from Council's community immunisation clinics for $19.40. Available from mid-April.

Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis (whooping cough) Boostrix

Yes
It is advised that a booster be given every 10 years. The vaccine can be purchased from Council's community immunisation clinics for $39.70.

Pneumococcal Pneumovax 23 Yes
  • Adults aged 65 years and older
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults aged 50 years and older
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults aged 15 years and older with risk factors

 

01 July 2018