Childhood vaccinations

Childhood vaccinations

National Immunisation Program - Tasmania

Adult and Child Immunisation Schedule

Council Vaccination Sessions 2019

Under the Public Health Act 1997 parents and guardians must give schools and daycare facilities information about their child's vaccinations. This aims to stop the spread of illness and disease. Immunisation is the only effective defence, and it is necessary to have as many children vaccinated as possible.

If your child is starting school or childcare, you must provide a written statement on whether your child is immunised against:

More information

Frequently asked questions

For more information about immunisation requirements, speak to:

  • your child's school or child care facility
  • your local council
  • your doctor
  • the Family, Child and Youth Health nurse in your local community
  • public health hotline.

February 2019