A record of your vaccinations.
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.
Why you need immunisation
It’s a simple, safe and effective way of protecting against harmful diseases.
What an immunisation medical exemption is
There must be a valid medical reason not to get a vaccine.
How to get on the AIR
You don’t need to do anything to get on the AIR.
Who uses the AIR
Many people use 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.
What an Immunisation History Statement is
All your vaccines recorded on the AIR will appear in your 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.
How to correct the AIR
It’s up to you to make sure we have all your details right on 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.
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