Flu vaccinations

Who is eligible for a Flu vaccine?  

Anyone aged 6 months and over can receive a Flu vaccine.  

Patients who are at highest risk of severe illness are eligible for a free Flu vaccine under the National Immunisation Program (NIP):

  • all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 6 months and over 
  • children from 6 months to less than 5 years of age  
  • people aged 5 years and over with serious health conditions (including severe asthma, diabetes, cancer, immune disorders, obesity, kidney, heart, lung, or liver disease) 
  • pregnant people  
  • people aged 65 years and over  

All other patients, aged 5 to 64 years can receive a private Flu vaccine for the cost of $35.00 

Young children aged 6 months to less than 9 years who are receiving a Flu vaccine for the first time will require a second dose at least 4 weeks after their first.  

Flu clinics and appointments

Appointments can be made online, via the website or using the AMS Connect app.

  • Family Flu Clinic: Saturday 20 April, 9am – 12pm
  • Family Flu Clinic: Saturday 18 May, 9am – 12pm
  • Monday 22 April, 1:30pm – 3:30pm
  • Wednesday 24 April: 2:30pm – 4:30pm
  • Monday 29 April: 1:30pm – 3:30pm
  • Wednesday 1 May: 2:30pm – 4:30pm

Dr Jenny and Dr Cara will be running an Aboriginal Family Flu Clinic for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, on Saturday 4 May. Please call reception to book these appointments.

Alternatively, your GP can administer a Flu vaccine; however, these appointments will incur a fee for the consultation.  

Last updated 16 April 2024