Australian Immunisation Register for health professionals

Information for vaccination providers about the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR).

Only certain doctors can certify immunisation medical exemptions. Read more about immunisation medical exemptions.


What is 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

Vaccination provider information payments

Eligible vaccination providers can get an information payment.

Read more about vaccination provider information payments

Immunisation schedule

The National Immunisation Program (NIP) Schedule specifies the ages people in Australia should get certain vaccines.

Read more about the immunisation schedule

Immunisation medical exemptions

Only certain doctors can provide immunisation medical exemptions.

Read more about 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.

Read more about how to register as a vaccination provider

Register patients on the AIR

Information how recognised vaccination providers register patients on the Australian Immunisation Register.

Read more about how to register patients on the AIR


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.

Read more about recording patient information

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.

Read more about accessing the AIR using HPOS

Help using AIR online

Learn how to use the AIR to get immunisation history statements and record encounters, catch-up schedules and exemptions.

Read more about help using AIR online for health professionals


Reports available from the AIR site

The AIR produces statistical, identified and access reports for recognised vaccination providers.

Read more about reports available from the AIR site

AIR vaccine code formats

There are vaccine codes for software products that send claims to the AIR through Medicare online claiming.

Read more about AIR vaccine code formats

Related payments and services

Page last updated: 2 January 2019