Information for vaccination providers about the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR).
What is AIR
The Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) is a national register that records vaccines given to people of all ages in Australia.
Vaccination provider information payments
Eligible vaccination providers can get an information payment.
The National Immunisation Program (NIP) Schedule specifies the ages people in Australia should get certain vaccines.
Immunisation medical exemptions
Only certain doctors can provide immunisation medical exemptions.
Register as a vaccination provider
Registering as a vaccination provider medical practitioner, midwife, nurse practitioner or apply to become a recognised vaccination provider on the Australian Immunisation Register.
Register patients on the AIR
Information how recognised vaccination providers register patients on the Australian Immunisation Register.
Recording patient information
Vaccination providers need to record patient immunisation details on the AIR. It’s easy to do this with your practice management software or on the AIR site.
Accessing AIR using HPOS
You can use the AIR through HPOS to record immunisation details, view and print immunisation histories, request reports, and update provider contact details.
Help using AIR online
Learn how to use the AIR to get immunisation history statements and record encounters, catch-up schedules and exemptions.
Reports available from the AIR site
The AIR produces statistical, identified and access reports for recognised vaccination providers.
National due and overdue rules for immunisation
The AIR national due and overdue rules for immunisation information are based on the Australian Immunisation Handbook. They help you better understand how the AIR works.
AIR vaccine code formats
There are vaccine codes for software products that send claims to the AIR through Medicare online claiming.
We produce education modules to help you better understand how the AIR works.