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The National Influenza Vaccine Program for Older Australians provides free flu vaccine to all Australians aged 65 and older. If you are under 65 the vaccine is available on prescription. Note that while the vaccine will be provided at no cost a consultation fee may be payable to GPs who do not bulk bill.
Immunise Australia Program

The pneumococcal vaccine to help prevent pneumonia is also available free to those aged 65 and over. The vaccine is effective for five years after which you need to get another shot.

The National Indigenous Pneumococcal and Influenza Immunisation Program provides both the influenza vaccine and the pneumococcal vaccine free to all Indigenous people over 50 years, and to Indigenous people in the 15-50 year age group who are in high risk groups.



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