Popular pages

  • Who should get vaccinated and when

    The best time to immunise against each disease varies. On-time vaccination offers the best protection. Find out who should get vaccinated and when.

  • What to vaccinate against

    Immunisation from vaccine preventable diseases saves around 3 million lives worldwide each year and helps to prevent outbreaks and hospitalisations.

  • Where to get vaccinated

    Getting vaccinated is easy. You can get most vaccines from your GP or other vaccine service providers. Find out where to get vaccinated.

  • Vaccination records

    Your vaccination record is the history of all the vaccines you’ve had. Find out how vaccines are recorded and how to access records of them.

  • Travel vaccinations

    If you’re travelling to countries where immunisation rates are low or preventable infectious diseases are common, you will need to get vaccinated. See your doctor before your departure to ensure you are protected.

  • Vaccination and pregnancy

    Influenza (the flu) and whooping cough can be life-threatening for mums and bubs. Find out why vaccinations during pregnancy are important and when you should get them.

Looking for something specific?

You can't hide from the flu?

Vaccination is your best defence against the flu, but good hygiene also plays a crucial role to avoid catching it and spreading it in the community.

Latest blog articles

  • 08.03.2023

    The flu vaccine and why it’s so important

    Each year, we face the possibility of a serious flu season. For some people, the flu can cause serious illness, and it can also be deadly. Flu strains are continually changing, so it’s important to get vaccinated against the flu each year to
  • 07.03.2023

    Why antibiotics can’t be used to treat viruses, colds or the flu

    When you’re sick all you want is a medicine that will make everything better. It’s the same when someone you care for is sick. Unfortunately, when it comes to viruses, like those that cause colds or influenza (the flu), antibiotics don’t work.
  • 06.03.2023


    HPV (also known as human papillomavirus) is a common virus that affects people of all genders and ages. In fact, if you’re sexually active, it’s likely you have had genital HPV at one point or other in your life.

13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84)

To talk to a registered nurse about vaccinations call 13 Health.

Information in your language

Find out about getting help to translate or interpret our information on the Queensland Government website. You can also call the translating and interpreting service on 131 450.

Last updated: August 2023