The City of Port Phillip offers a comprehensive community immunisation program for children, secondary school students and adults.


The City of Port Phillip provide free vaccines under the National Immunisation Program if you meet the immunisation eligibility criteria.

These include childhood vaccines, that are funded for anyone up to 20 years of age.

We also provide some fee for service vaccines that are not funded. Payment for these vaccines can be made at the sessions with Eftpos only. See below Fee for Service Immunisations.

We do not provide the Shingles vaccine (Zostavax).  This vaccine is available through your GP. 

Seasonal Flu Vaccine now available at all sessions

The Influenza Vaccine is available at community sessions.  It is funded and free for those eligible under the National Immunisation Program.  Please book your appointment and choose the flu vaccine under 'Government Funded Vaccines' if you or your child are eligible.

Who is eligible for the free influenza vaccine?

    Children aged from 6 months to under 5 years of age
•    All adults aged 65 years and older
•    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People aged 6 months and older
•    People aged 6 months or older with medical conditions putting them at increased risk of severe influenza and complications
•    Pregnant women at any stage of their pregnancy

We also provide a fee for service program for the flu vaccine for those not eligible for the funded program.  Payment via Eftpos can be made at the session.  Please book your appointment and choose the flu vaccine under 'Vaccines Available for Purchase'.

Sessions and bookings

To book an immunisation session, select your preferred date.

Remember to bring your child's Health Record book to the session.

To protect the health of our staff and continue to be able to provide this service we encourage anyone aged 8 years and over to wear a mask/face covering while at the immunisation venue.




If you book a session, please arrive at your scheduled appointment time.

If you are unable to make an appointment, you may still attend a session and wait to be served. Sessions are all well-staffed to ensure clients are served promptly.

Please note, we cannot assist anyone arriving later than the closing times specified.

For a full list of session dates and times, download the immunisation calendar:

Influenza Vaccines and Other Funded Vaccines

Fee for Service Immunisations - Available at the sessions via card payment only

Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine update 

From 6 February 2023, the dosing schedule for the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, Gardasil 9 has changed from two doses to a single dose for most people.

Councils Immunisation team deliver the HPV vaccine through the Secondary School Vaccination Program, to students in year 7.

The schedule has not changed for immunocompromised people, who may still need three doses of HPV vaccine.  If you are not sure if your child is immunocompromised, we recommend you discuss this with your child's GP.

The eligibility age for missed HPV vaccination has increased from 19 to 25 years of age and is available at our community immunisation session's.

Further information is available here

School Vaccination Catch Up Program

The Victorian Government has requested Council’s offer ALL Secondary School students the opportunity to catch up on vaccines they may have missed in the previous years.

Secondary School students are offered the following vaccines:

  • Year 7 – HPV (Gardasil 9)
  • Year 7 – DTP (Boostrix/Adacel) – booster dose
  • Year 10 – Meningococcal ACWY (Nimenrix) – 1 dose

Council's Immunisation departments will be visiting secondary schools this year to offer these vaccines.  All year levels will be offered the vaccines in the catch-up program.

If your child has missed being vaccinated at school, please book an appointment below. If you wish to discuss your child's immunisation history, you may contact council’s Immunisation Service at 

Further information is available at,

Secondary School Immunisation

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