Australian Immunisation Register

A record of your vaccinations.

The Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) used to be the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register. It now records vaccines for people of all ages in Australia.

You need to know

What the AIR is

The Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) is a national register that records vaccines given to people of all ages in Australia.

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Why you need immunisation

It’s a simple, safe and effective way of protecting against harmful diseases.

Read more about why you need immunisation

What an immunisation medical exemption is

There must be a valid medical reason not to get a vaccine.

Read more about immunisation medical exemptions

How to get on the AIR

You don’t need to do anything to get on the AIR.

Read more about getting on the AIR

Existing customers

Who uses the AIR

Many people use the AIR.

Read more about who uses the AIR

How to opt out

You can choose not to get letters from the AIR or to stop others seeing your or your child's vaccination history on the AIR.

Read more about opting out

What an Immunisation History Statement is

All your vaccines recorded on the AIR will appear in your Immunisation History Statement.

Read more about the Immunisation History Statement

How to add overseas vaccinations

If you or your child have had vaccines overseas you should get them added to the AIR, especially if you need to meet immunisation requirements for family assistance payments.

Read more about adding overseas vaccinations

How to correct the AIR

It’s up to you to make sure we have all your details right on the AIR.

Read more about correcting the AIR


What the Immunise Australia Program is

The federal Department of Health runs the Immunise Australia Program. It funds free vaccines through the National Immunisation Program.

Read more about the Immunise Australia Program

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Page last updated: 16 April 2018