If your child has been vaccinated overseas, Council can assist you in ensuring your child is up to date according to the National Immunisation Program. You are required to provide a copy of the overseas vaccination records.
Calculating a catch-up schedule may take up to two weeks. When complete you will be contacted via email and be advised to book at a Council immunisation session.
You will need to obtain a formal translation if the records are not in English
This service is for residents who have been in Australia for more than two years – a fee applies.
For verbal translating and interpreting service. Call 131 450
Updating Your Vaccinations
If you wish to vaccinate your child through Council’s immunisation service you must:
- If your immunisation history is in another language other than English, it will need to be translated prior to submitting.
- Report immunisation details via the online form and attach any records you may have
- Submit your details
You can also contact your GP for advice about vaccination catch-ups and updating your child’s overseas history to the Australian Immunisation Register.
Adding your overseas COVID-19 vaccinations to the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR)
If you’ve received an approved or recognised COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Moderna or Novavax vaccine) while overseas, you can have it recorded on the AIR when you return to Australia. Contact a recognised vaccination provider to record your overseas vaccinations on AIR.
As Council is not a provider of COVID-19 vaccinations it is unable to provide this service.
For further details visit the Australian Government help adding overseas vaccinations webpage.