The Australian Immunisation Register is established to keep information about vaccinations of individuals. The purposes of the register relate to supporting Australian vaccination programs, and vaccination matters more broadly. Individuals can opt out from receiving certain information from the register.
What is Australian Immunisation register?
The Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) is a national register that records vaccinations given to people of all ages in Australia. Recognised vaccination providers should record all vaccines given to patients − including through school vaccination programs − on the AIR.
What is the national Immunisation register?
The National Immunisation Register (NIR) is a computerised information system that holds the immunisation details of your child. The NIR will help you and your health care provider, such as your family doctor, to keep a record of your childs immunisations.
Who has access to Australian immunisation register?
Young people aged 14 years or older can give Services Australia permission for their parents to access their immunisation history statement.
How do I locate my immunization records?
Check with your doctor or public health clinic. Keep in mind that vaccination records are maintained at doctors office for a limited number of years. Contact your states health department. Some states have registries (Immunization Information Systems) that include adult vaccines.
How do I add to my Australian immunisation register?
To amend an immunisation record for which an information payment has already been paid or which has been given by another provider, send a secure email on the AIR site or call the AIR general enquiries line on 1800 653 809.