Information and resources for healthcare professionals

ATAGI clinical statement

ATAGI clinical advice on seasonal influenza vaccines in 2022

The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) has released its advice for immunisation providers regarding the administration of 2022 seasonal influenza vaccines. Read about the key points and updates for the 2022 influenza season, available vaccines, timing of vaccination and eligibility for free flu vaccine under the National Immunisation Program here.
 

NCIRS resources

Influenza fact sheet and FAQs

We have updated our Influenza fact sheet, FAQ and Influenza vaccination during COVID-19 - FAQs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people resource with the latest information. Access these resources here.

Vaccines from community pharmacy - at a glance

Several states have amended their legislation to allow more people to get more vaccines at pharmacies. Accordingly, we have updated our "Vaccines from community pharmacy - at a glance" resource. Find out who can get vaccinated at a community pharmacy here.
 

NCIRS Webinar

Managing seasonal respiratory viruses: influenza and SARS-CoV-2 in winter 2022

NCIRS's annual influenza webinar was held on 5 April 2022. Watch the webinar recording here.
 

National, state and territory resources

Australian Government Department of Health  

Influenza resource collection

Influenza and pertussis vaccines for pregnant women – clinical advice for vaccination providers

Other influenza resources

States and territories

Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland                                                             

South AustraliaTasmaniaVictoria, Western Australia                                              
 

Vaccine safety

Therapeutic Goods Administration

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) monitors vaccine safety in Australia. Report an adverse event following immunisation to your state/territory contact here.

AusVaxSafety

AusVaxSafety, Australia's leading active vaccine safety surveillance system, conducts active surveillance of adverse events following influenza vaccination. Access safety data here.
 

Vaccine hesitancy

Sharing Knowledge About Immunisation (SKAI)

Resources from Sharing Knowledge About Immunisation (SKAI) support healthcare professionals talking to parents about immunisation. SKAI resources have been especially designed to support parents' influenza vaccination information needs, and guide them in their decision to vaccinate. These resources include:

 

 

Last updated April 2022