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Immunisation Coalition

The Immunisation Coalition is a not-for-profit organisation and the leading voice in whole-of-life immunisation in Australia, protecting all Australians against communicable diseases.

It collaborate with like-minded organisations such as Primary Health Networks (PHNs), Public Health Units, Government health departments and other groups that fight vaccine hesitancy.

The Coalition is a champion for immunisation education, providing timely, accurate and science-based information about vaccines and the diseases they prevent.

Vision and mission

To improve the protection of all Australians against infectious diseases by advocacy for immunisation.

The Immunistion Coalition's mission is to achieve this by:

  • creating public awareness regarding the importance of immunisation by providing educational materials and communication programs
  • co-operating with key Australian professional bodies, consumer advocacy groups and the Australian, State and Territory Governments in their educational activities focused on immunisation to bring information to Australian healthcare professionals and the public
  • working with consumers, health professionals and organisations with an interest in immunisation, ensuring that the information provided to consumers through their website and other communication channels is current, easily understood and informed by the science.

How the Immunisation Coalition can help

  • by creating awareness and providing evidence-based information
  • by providing educational resources
  • holding scientific meetings and educational forums on influenza and adult vaccination

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This information was originally published on healthdirect - Influenza Specialist Group.

Last reviewed: January 2020

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Kids | Immunisation Coalition

Find out how to protect your kids from infectious diseases. Keep up to date with the Childhood National Immunisation Program schedule.

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Immunisations Facts | Immunisation Coalition

The simple immunisation fact is that vaccines will keep you healthy. When you skip vaccines you leave yourself and others vulnerable to infectious diseases.

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Herd Immunity | Immunisation Coalition

Herd Immunity makes it hard for infectious disease to spread from person to person. It occurs when a high percentage of the population is immune to an infectious disease.

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How Vaccines Work | Immunisation Coalition

Vaccines work by developing immunity to diseases with the body's natural defences. Vaccines will prime your body against any future attacks by the disease.

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Pregnancy | Immunisation Coalition

Immunisation during pregnancy is vital to protect the mother and unborn child. We recommend the mother and baby receive vaccines for whooping cough (pertussis) and influenza.

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Influenza and Pregnancy | Immunisation Coalition

Pregnant women and newborn babies are especially vulnerable to influenza. Vaccinating against influenza can be life saving for both the mother and child.

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Australian State Based Free Immunisations | Immunisation Coalition

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