Immunisation provider information and resources

Vaccine update email list

Vaccine Updates gives immunisation providers important news and information updates about immunisation programs and vaccines in Western Australia.

All immunisation providers are encouraged to register by email, simply provide your full name.

Email addresses are stored securely by the Communicable Disease Control Directorate and are only used to send immunisation information.

Vaccine Administration Code

The Vaccine Administration Code (Word 302KB) establishes the criteria which must be achieved by a registered nurse to administer a vaccine in accordance with Regulation 37B of the Poisons Regulation 1965.

Ordering government-funded vaccines
Reporting use of government-procured vaccine

Please use the Report form for GP use of government-procured vaccine (PDF 180KB) for reporting administration of the following vaccines:

  • dTpa, HPV, Hep B, and/or Varicella vaccine administered to a Year 8 student should be reported for entry on the school based register.
Common reactions from vaccine

Useful information following vaccination was developed for consumers, and parents/guardians of children, when they receive vaccination.

This page explains common reactions following vaccination.

The information is also available as a PDF, Useful information following vaccination (PDF 190KB).

Consent process

The consent process for vaccination enables a parent to make an informed decision regarding vaccination.

If a parent decides not to immunise their child, the points provided on the partial consent can be used to discuss their decision.

Immunisation resources

Immunisation resources to support your practice are available for order on the publication ordering system (external site). Find out how to place an order (PDF 768KB).

Further resources

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