Record flu vaccines in 2020 to protect Australians

27 May 2020 - An additional two million flu vaccines will available from this week bringing the total number available in ...

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'Act now': AMA urges health education to combat 'growing' anti-vaxxer movement

25 May 2020 - Medical experts warn decades of progress on immunisation could be undone unless the federal government urgently ...

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COVID-19: CSL aims to cover Australia with vaccine

25 May 2020 - Vaccine manufacturer CSL has plans in place to manufacture a COVID-19 vaccine onshore as it confirms ...

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Record 16.5 million flu vaccines to protect Australians

19 April 2020 - The Australian Government has secured three million additional doses of seasonal influenza vaccines to protect Australians from ...

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CSL boosting flu vaccine supply in coronavirus crisis

8 April 2020 - Australia’s biggest health company, CSL, is stepping up supplies of the latest flu vaccine after Health ...

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Flu vaccination more important than ever during the month of April

1 April 2020 - With the 2020 flu season not far away, all Australians — and especially those in vulnerable groups ...

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People over 65 to be given new flu shot for free

1 April 2020 - Amid the COVID-19 chaos, everyone is being urged to get the flu vaccine early this year.  ...

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PBAC – 2019 in review

8 January 2020 - The PBAC considered 188 submissions in 2019. ...

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Summary of submissions and outcomes from the November 2019 PBAC meeting

7 January 2020 - Analysis and insights from the November 2019 PBAC meeting. ...

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Meningococcal B vaccine rejected for inclusion on free schedule

22 December 2019 - It is the most common strain of deadly meningococcal disease, but the vaccine for the B strain ...

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2019-20 cost recovery implementation statement for PBS/NIP updated for 2018-19 financial outcome

12 December 2019 - The 2019–20 Cost Recovery Implementation Statement for the listing of medicines on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme and ...

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Report clearly demonstrates the value of vaccines

1 November 2019 - Medicines Australia welcomes today’s report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare which verifies the ...

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Benefit payments for Australian father cut while son receives cancer treatment

24 October 2019 - A Perth father has reportedly lost his Family Tax Benefit cut because his son wasn't vaccinated. ...

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'No jab, no pay' threat prompts an extra 174,000 children to be vaccinated in one year

1 September 2019 - A threat to cut family tax benefits for Australians who did not vaccinate their children has ...

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Free flu jabs for kids on NIP move is welcomed by state Health minister Steven Miles

28 August 2019 - Australian children aged six months to five will be given free flu vaccines in 2020 if Health ...

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