Published on 07 June 2022

Community immunisation sessions

We provide free vaccinations for children in Glen Eira as part of the National Immunisation Program Schedule.

Find an immunisation session

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, only one parent with one child is allowed at the immunisation sessions. Mask must be worn before entering the immunisation session.

Our immunisation sessions are appointment-based, bookings can be made by clicking on the button. 

Session locations

Our community immunisation sessions are held at the following locations:

  • Bentleigh McKinnon Youth Centre, 1–5 Higgins Road, Bentleigh
  • Carnegie Library and Community Centre, 7 Shepparson Avenue, Carnegie
  • Caulfield Park Pavilion, 280 Balaclava Road, Caulfield North
  • Connect Health, 2A Gardeners Road, Bentleigh East
  • Glen Eira Town Hall, corner Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads, Caulfield
  • McKinnon Public Hall, 118 McKinnon Road, McKinnon

Prepare for your visit

Bookings are required. You should bring your child’s health book or immunisation records, and a Medicare card (if you have one).

For further information, contact Council’s Service Centre on 03 9524 3333.

2023 Influenza vaccination 

Vaccination against influenza (flu) is important this year. Annual vaccination is our best defence against flu virus and its complications.

Flu and COVID-19 vaccination

ATAGI (Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation) has advised that influenza vaccines can be co-administered (on the same day) with a COVID-19 vaccine. Co-administration with COVID-19 booster vaccines could be a prompt for influenza vaccination.

Timing of vaccination

The highest level of protection occurs in the first 3 to 4 months following vaccination. Annual vaccination should ideally occur before the onset of each influenza season. This is usually from June to September in most parts of Australia but may be atypical this year. Vaccinating from April provides protection before the peak season.

Flu vaccination availability for adults aged 65 years 

Annual Free flu vaccines under the National Immunisation Program (NIP) for adults aged 65 years and over are available now at the Council’s Community Immunisation sessions.

Influenza vaccination for children

The influenza vaccine for children over 6 months of age to under 5 years is available during Council’s community sessions.

Session bookings

By accessing the Book a session button you will be leaving the Glen Eira City Council’s website. Any transaction made through the TryBooking website is subject to the terms and conditions of use of that site. Glen Eira City Council accepts no responsibility for any payment or other usage made of the TryBooking site and is not liable for any loss or damage resulting from use of that site.

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