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Immunisation is a simple, safe and effective way of protecting your child against harmful diseases that can cause serious complications and sometimes death. By reducing the spread of disease, immunisation not only protects individuals, but also the community

FREE Community Immunisation Clinics

Ipswich City Council conducts weekly immunisation clinics. These clinics are FREE. There is no need to make an appointment. Please bring your Medicare card and your child's immunisation record book.  If you don't have a book, we can write out a card for you - however, it is preferable that all records be kept in a single location to ensure a complete history is shown.

Our last clinic for 2017 is Thursday 14 December at the Ipswich Library and the first clinic for 2018 is Tuesday 16 January 2018 at Bell Street Health Plaza and Priceline Riverlink.

Schedule 2017 / 2018



Dates for 2017 / 2018

Ipswich Health Plaza

Bell Street


8.30 am - 10.00 am


November 21

December 5


January 16

February 6,20

March 6

April 3,17

May 1,15

June 5,19

July 3,17

August 7,21

September 4,18

October 2,16

November 6,20

December 4

Priceline Riverlink


11.00 am - 12.00 pm


November 21

December 5


January 16

February 6,20

March 6

April 3,17

May 1,15

June 5,19

July 3,17

August 7,21

September 4,18

October 2,16

November 6,20

December 4

Goodna Community Health


9.00 am - 11.00 am


November 28

December 12


January 23

February 13,27

March 13,27

April 10,24

May 8,22

June 12,26

July 10,24

August 14,28

September 11,25

October 9,23

November 13,27

December 11

Ipswich Library

Ipswich Global Information Centre

(Level One)

Thursday evenings:

3.45 pm - 6.00 pm


November 30

December 14


January 25

February 15

March 15,29

April 12,26

May 10,24

June 14,28

July 12,26

August 16,30

September 13,27

October 11,25

November 15,29

December 13

Redbank Library Branch

Redbank Plaza

1 Collingwood Drive, Redbank

Thursday evenings:

3.30 pm - 5.30 pm

Before Story time


December 7


January - closed

February 1

March 1

April 5

May 3

June 7

July 5

August 2

September 6

October 4

November 1

December 6

No appointment is necessary and all vaccines in the program are provided free as per the National Immunisation Program Queensland. Eligibility guidelines can be located at the following website: schedule.

Medicare card and child/person's immunisation records (baby health record book) are requested at the time of vaccination.

Queensland Health concurrently conducts child health and immunisation clinics at the following locations only:

  • Ipswich Health Plaza
  • Goodna Community Health

Catch up immunisations will be offered to school students and any eligible person at council's immunisation community clinics.

Consent Forms for Community Clinics

An Immunisation Consent Form and Pre-vaccination Checklist must be completed and presented at the clinic. This form must be completed and signed by the child's parent or legal guardian before any vaccinations can be provided.

Immunisation Consent Form and Pre-vaccination Checklist (PDF, 536.4 KB)
Comparision of Disease and Effects (PDF, 826.0 KB)

National Immunisation Program Schedule

The Government updates a schedule which outlines what immunisations are required at different ages. To view this schedule please use the following link: National Immunisation Program Schedule and/or Queensland Health website:

NOTE: Due to the increase of whooping cough in the community, it is recommended that infants receive their vaccinations at six weeks of age instead of the eight weeks as indicated in the National Immunisation Program.

Free catch-up vaccines are provided only for young persons less than 20 years of age. Please refer to the Department of Human Services website for further information.

For general information about immunisations, please refer to the Australian Government website for the Immunise Australia Program or Queensland Health website:

Adult Immunisation Programs

Ipswich City Council also provides the following vaccinations to eligible adults at their community immunisation clinics:

Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR)

Any person born after 1/1/1966 is eligible for a free dose of the MMR vaccine. A person requires two doses of the vaccine to offer maximum protection against these diseases.


This vaccine is provided free for any persons:

  • Aged 65 years and older
  • Indigenous adults aged 15 years and older


During the flu season (winter months), this vaccination is provided free for any person each year who is:

  • Aged 65 years and older
  • Indigenous adults aged 15 years and older

School Immunisation Program

In 2018, Year 7 and Year 10 students are being offered school vaccinations at school.

This program is offered to any high school aged student at school in the eligible level. The following vaccinations are offered free:

Year 7

  • HPV Vaccine (Human Papilloma Virus)  - 3 Doses
  • dTPa (Diphtheria, Tetanus and Whooping Cough)

Year 10

  • Meningococcal ACWY

A catch up vaccination free of charge for those Year 7 and Year 10 students who missed their vaccinations in 2017 is available at Ipswich City Council’s community clinics until December 2018.

If your child is in the above year level age group but does not attend school they are still entitled to the free vaccines, forms are available at Ipswich City Council's community clinics.

Before a student can be vaccinated at school a completed and signed Queensland Health Consent Form must be provided.

Any student who has missed a vaccination at school can attend any of the immunisation clinics listed or for further information please contact Council on (07) 3810 6666.

Resources for Schools

Queensland Health provides resources and further information for parents and schools about the School Immunisation Program, including principal kits and fact sheets.

Queensland Health - School Immunisation Program Information

Immunisation Records

The Australian Childhood Immunisation Register (ACIR) is a national register which commenced in 1996 and is administered by Medicare Australia. This register records the details of vaccinations given to children up to ten years of age who live in Australia.

To request records:

If your child has been immunised overseas you can have the details added to the ACIR either by visiting your general practitioner or a Council Community Immunisation Clinic.

Council Records

Ipswich City Council keeps records of vaccinations performed by Council. These records are kept for 21 years from the date of vaccination. You can request an immunisation record for yourself or your child.  Legal guardians are also able to request information.

To request a record of vaccinations performed by Council, make a request in writing including:

  • Your name, address and phone number
  • Relationship to the person whose records are being requested
  • Full details of the person who the record is for, including:
    • name
    • date of birth
    • current address
    • school and years attended (if applicable)
    • address at the time of vaccinations

Send your request by: