'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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Meningococcal B survivors push government for free vaccine

18 August 2019 - A vaccine exists for the most common strain of deadly meningococcal disease, yet the B vaccine is ...

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Vaccinating our kids shouldn’t be this hard

3 August 2019 - It cost about $600, a frustrating 30 or so phone calls to pharmacies and several trips ...

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Governments refuse to fund meningococcal B vaccine

4 August 2019 - Federal and state governments are refusing to fund the meningococcal B vaccine while the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory ...

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‘A life is more important than money’: grieving parents’ plea for funded vaccination

4 August 2019 - Little Donald Peach was fully vaccinated — or so his parents thought after following the government’s official ...

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Children in the UK are having their lives saved by a new Meningococcal B vaccine our government won’t fund

27 July 2019 - There is a vaccine for the Meningococcal B disease that’s killed two Australians this month and left ...

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Meningococcal B vaccine must be urgently added to the National Immunisation Program

19 July 2019 - It is particularly cruel that the people with the most life to live are the prime ...

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Toddler died of only meningococcal strain not on vaccine program

18 July 2019 - A toddler has died after contracting meningococcal B, the only strain of the potentially deadly disease with ...

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Vaccine crisis leaves Australia’s immunisation record in tatters

9 July 2019 - Thousands of Australians are dying from the flu and meningococcal because lifesaving vaccines are not being approved, ...

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Pharma giant wants vaccination reform

9 July 2019 - Pharmaceutical giant GSK is calling for Australia to update its review of subsidised immunisation programs and ...

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Recommendations made by the PBAC - March 2019

31 May 2019 - The recommendations from the March 2019 PBAC meeting have been updated. ...

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Flu vaccine shortage amid run on private market pharmacy supplies

29 May 2019 - Australian pharmacies are running out of the flu vaccine amid unprecedented numbers of people getting immunised ...

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Teenager's meningococcal death prompts coroner to urge free B-strain vaccine

5 March 2019 - A coroner wants the Tasmanian Government to offer free meningococcal B strain vaccines for people younger ...

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Public consultation – draft cost recovery implementation statement for listing medicines on the PBS and designated vaccines on the NIP

1 February 2019 - After consultations with industry representatives during 2018, the Department of Health is releasing the draft statement ...

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