Vaccine Eligibility

Last Updated: 06 Sep 2021 11:52am

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Pfizer vaccines

Pfizer is recommended for people aged 12 years to 59 years.

Current eligibility:

  • Everyone aged 16–59 years
  • Children aged 12–15 years if they are*:
    • Living with specified medical conditions that increase their risk of severe COVID-19. Conditions include asthma, diabetes, obesity, cardiac and circulatory congenital anomalies, neuro development disorders, epilepsy, immune-compromised and trisomy 21;
    • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children aged 12–15 years; and
    • Living in remote communities, as part of broader community outreach vaccination programs that provide vaccines for all ages (12 years and above); and
    • NDIS participants.

    *All children aged 12–15 years will become eligible for vaccination from 13 September following advice from Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI).

    For more information, read the ATAGI statement on vaccinating adolescents aged 12–15 years.

Where to get vaccinated:

AstraZeneca vaccines

AstraZeneca is recommended for people aged 60 years and older.

Where to get vaccinated:

Vaccine eligibility checker

Check to see if you can book a COVID-19 vaccination by answering some simple questions through the vaccine eligibility tracker.