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

About the AIR

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

Read more about the AIR

Why you need immunisation

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

Read more about why you need immunisation

Immunisation medical exemptions

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

Read more about immunisation medical exemptions

Getting 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

Opting 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

Immunisation History Statement

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

Read more about the Immunisation History Statement

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

Correcting 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

Resources

Immunise Australia Program

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

Payment and Service Finder

Find, estimate and compare payments and services you may be eligible for. You can also work out what a change in circumstance might mean for the payments and services you currently get from us.

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Manage your money

 

We’ve got advice and tools to help you with budgeting, borrowing and credit, and managing debt.

Read about how to manage your money.

Page last updated: 20 October 2017