Information for Immunisation Providers

Information for Immunisation Providers



Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has issued a safety advisory regarding Zostavax vaccine and use in people with compromised immune function.

Further information can be found on the TGA website

The Australian Immunisation Handbook will be updated to include this information shortly.

Influenza Season Resource

National Immunisation Program

State Immunisation Programs

How to report an adverse event following immunisation

Adverse Events Following Immunisation (AEFIs) can be reported to the Communicable Disease Prevention Unit, Department of Health. Visit our AEFI webpage for contact information and resources.

Ordering and discarding vaccines

Guidelines for Vaccination Programs Employing Authorised Immunisers

Regulations under the Tasmanian Poisons Act 1971 allow registered nurses and pharmaceutical chemists who have met certain educational requirements, to administer vaccines independently of a medical practitioner.

These guidelines have been developed to provide guidance to organisations that provide or intend to provide nurse vaccination programs in Tasmania that employ authorised immunisers.

Authorised Immunisers in Tasmania

For information on the process to apply to become an Authorised Immuniser in Tasmania and the ongoing renewal requirements, visit Authorised Immunisers in Tasmania

Yellow Fever

Find information on Yellow Fever or how to become a Yellow Fever vaccination provider in Tasmania

August 2021