Flu (influenza)

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For Medical Advice
  • See your doctor or an After Hours GP
  • Call healthdirect Australia for health advice 24 hours a day on 1800 022 222
  • For emergency or life-threatening conditions, visit an Emergency Department or call triple zero (000) for an ambulance

I got the flu shot for my loved ones.

Are you eligible for a free flu vaccination? Free flu vaccinations are available for:

  • pregnant women
  • people aged 65 and older
  • people with a chronic medical condition
  • children aged 6 months to 5 years
  • Aboriginal people aged 15 years and older.

Attendance at some clinics may also incur a fee. Flu vaccinations are also available to anyone outside of these groups for a fee through GPs, Aboriginal Health Services and community vaccination providers.

Learn how to protect yourself and others from flu (influenza) this winter (external link).