Childhood immunisation sessions
Council’s Environmental Health Unit provides free childhood Immunisation sessions for all vaccines that are listed on the National Immunisation Schedule. This does not include the flu vaccine; Contact your local GP to find out more about getting the flu vaccine.
- Sessions are on the 1st Wednesday of every month (except January) at six venues around the municipality.
- An additional session is held at the Torquay Children's Hub on the 3rd Wednesday of every month (including January).
Please ensure that your Medicare Card and your Child’s Health Record Book is brought to the session. There is a 15 minute wait after all vaccinations.
Current Immunisation Timetable(DOCX, 4MB)
Find out more from the Department of Health and Human Services
To get information regarding your child's immunisation please contact the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register (ACIR) on 1800 653 809.
School vaccination program
Council also provides an immunisation service for secondary schools within the municipality to students in years 7 and 10 as recommended by the state government.
Consent cards and information sheets are sent out to all secondary schools and colleges during the first quarter of the school year.
Any student who misses any vaccinations can arrange to attend one of Council’s Childhood Immunisation sessions to catch-up.
The vaccines offered can be found at: www.health.vic.gov.au/immunisation
Immunisation history request
The Council’s Environmental Health Unit can only provide immunisation records for individuals that have been immunised through a Surf Coast Shire’s immunisation service. Request for Immunisation Record.(PDF, 59KB)
For further information on Immunisation Status Certificates, please contact the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register on 1800 653 809 or www.medicareaustralia.ov.au/public/services/acir/index.jsp
For any enquires regarding council's immunisation service please contact the Environmental Health Unit on 03 5261 0600
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