We will have a large supply of private flu vaccines towards the end of March 2023. These vaccines are for anyone between the ages of 5 and 65 years who do not qualify for the government funded flu vaccine program. The cost is $25.
We now have a large supply of government-funded flu vaccines. These vaccine are available FREE of any cost for anyone 65 years and over, 6 months to 5 years old and those who are between 5 and 65 years old and have an eligible medical condition. (conditions explained below)
You can book in for your 2023 seasonal flu vaccine now, call us on 9023 9999 and we can assist you with making an appointment.
Immunising against the influenza virus saves lives and helps lower the risk of diagnostic uncertainty between the flu and COVID. Detailed answers to frequently asked questions about influenza vaccine can be found here.
There are two groups of influenza vaccines available in 2023:
1) Government-funded Flu Vaccine which is Free for the following eligible groups:
People aged 65 years and over
Children under 5 years old
Medically at risk groups (explained below)
2) Private Flu Vaccine : for those who are between 5 and 65 years old. This is not government funded and provided by us at a cost of $25
Please note that the Commonwealth and State governments have very strict criteria around who is eligible for government funded vaccines. You will not be provided with a free vaccine unless you fall into one of the following categories:
You can see the Frequently asked questions about Influenza HERE .