2017 FLU VACCINES ARE NOW AVAILABLE
The Government funded flu vaccines are available free of charge to patients who face a high risk from influenza and meet the following criteria:
- All persons 65 years and older
- Indigenous Australians and Torres Strait Islanders 15 years to 64 years
- Pregnant women
- Patients with a chronic disease
For patients who do not meet the eligibility criteria, the cost of the vaccine is $15.00 with the consultation fee bulk billed.
(Please speak to your doctor or our practice nurse if you have further enquiries regarding eligibility for the free seasonal influenza vaccine)
Flu vaccinations for Patients under 18 years of age
Please discuss the recommendations with our practice nurse or your GP.
Pneumococcal immunisation is available to persons aged 65 years and older and Indigenous Australians and Torres Strait Islanders 50 years and older.