Flu Vaccine Availability

Last updated: April 2021

The 2021 Influenza vaccine is now available. You can make an appointment using our online booking system.

Who can get a free influenza vaccine?

Influenza vaccines are provided free through the National Immunisation Program to the following groups who have an increased risk of complications from influenza:

  • pregnant women (at any stage of pregnancy)
  • people aged 65 years and over
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 6 months and over
  • children aged 6 months to less than 5 years
  • people aged 6 months and over with medical conditions putting them at increased risk of severe influenza and complications, including:

The conditions for the category of 'people aged 6 months and over with medical conditions putting them at increased risk of severe influenza and complications' include:

  • cardiac disease
  • chronic respiratory conditions
  • chronic neurological conditions
  • immunocompromising conditions
  • diabetes and other metabolic disorders
  • renal disease
  • haematological disorders
  • children aged 6 months to 10 years on long term aspirin therapy.

If you are not eligible for a free influenza vaccine, you can purchase it for $25, payable by EFTPOS when you arrive for your appointment.

Contact details

If you would like more information or have questions you can contact the Immunisation team on 9240 1111 or email Moreland immunisation.