Australian Immunisation Chart

This immunisation chart is applicable in Australia for children born after 1st January 2004.

Visit the Medicare Australia site for further information regarding children born before this date.

Age Disease Method
Newborn * Hepatitis B * 1 Injection
2 months * Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis
* Hepatitis B
* Hib
* Polio
* Pneumococcal
* Rotavirus
* 2 Injections
* Oral (Rotavirus)
4 months * Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis
* Hepatitis B
* Hib
* Polio
* Pneumococcal
* Rotavirus
* 2 Injections
* Oral (Rotavirus)
6 months * Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis
* Hepatitis B (6 or 12 months)
* Hib
* Polio
* Pneumococcal
* Rotavirus (RotaTeq vaccine)*
* 2 Injections
* Oral (Rotavirus)
12 months * Measles, mumps and rubella
* Hib
* Meningococcal C
* Hepatitis B (6 or 12 months)
* 3 Injections
18 months * Varicella (Chicken Pox) * 1 Injection
4 years * Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis
* Polio
* Measles, mumps and rubella
* 2 Injections

Rotavirus Gastroenteritis Vaccine
Note – Depending on the brand of vaccine there will be two or three doses. Third dose required when RotaTeq vaccine is used.

Hepatitis B
Note – Hepatitis B vaccine may be given at 6 or 12 months.

Note: For more information regarding children in high risk groups contact your state health authority or visit the Immunise Australia website.

Last updated 28th May

For more information see Baby immunisation or Baby care