New campaign encourages parents to ‘Get the facts about Immunisation’

The Turnbull Government has launched a new ‘Get the Facts about Immunisation’ campaign to encourage Australian parents and carers to get their kids vaccinated. “We know parents want evidence based information to support decision making about childhood vaccinations, so we’re making it easier to ‘get the facts’ about immunisation,” Federal Member for Forde Bert van…

New campaign to encourage childhood vaccinations

The Turnbull Government is rolling out a new $5.5 million immunisation awareness campaign to encourage Australian parents and carers to get their kids vaccinated. While Australia’s immunisation rates are already high, the Government wants all Australian children fully vaccinated before they start school. Research shows that when people are fully informed about the benefits of…

National vaccination program extended

Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen MP said seventy-year-old Australians can now get the shingles vaccine for free. The shingles vaccine will be free to eligible people, with a catch-up program available for adults aged 71 to 79 years. “This new National Shingles Vaccination Program is an important reminder that vaccinations don’t stop at…