Immunisation History Statements are a listing of all your vaccinations recorded on the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR). The AIR is a national register that records vaccines given to people of all ages in Australia.
The AIR is a national register that records vaccines given to people of all ages in Australia. This includes:
all vaccines funded under the National Immunisation Program (NIP)
most school-based vaccines provided under State and Territory vaccination programs
most privately funded vaccines, including influenza and travel vaccines
It’s up to your vaccination provider to record your vaccinations on the AIR.
You can get a statement from the AIR. You may need an Immunisation History Statement for child care and school enrolment, or employment at certain workplaces. Centrelink uses them to determine eligibility for some family assistance payments.
You can also check the statement to make sure your child’s vaccinations are up to date.
For a child under 14 years, a parent/carer can get a child’s statement.
The quickest way to get your child’s statement is by using your Medicare online account. Do this through the:
You can save and email the statement directly to your child’s pre-school or childcare centre.
You can also call the AIR enquiries line. It can take up to 10 business days to get your statement in the post.
For adults and teenagers aged over 14 years, you will need to obtain your own statement. This is done by:
Young people aged 14 years or older can give Services Australia permission for their parents to access their immunisation history statement.
Updating your details
The AIR uses your details from your Medicare record.
Make sure the personal details you have recorded with Medicare are up to date. You can update your Medicare details online using your Medicare online account. Do this through:
If you identify as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person, you can choose to record this in your Medicare details.
Immunisation Request Form
The Immunisation Team can provide you with a list of the immunisations you have received from our service. Other immunisations provided by another service should be available from the Australian Immunisation Register.
Apply via this form to find out what immunisation you have had with Central Goldfields Shire Immunisation Service. An immunisation team member will respond to you within 5 working days.