Many Councils provide an immunisation service to their residents.
Diseases that may be immunised against include:
- Whooping Cough,
- Haemophilus Influenza type B (HIB)
- Varicella (chicken pox)
- Human Papillomas Virus (HPV)
Victorian Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008
Section 24 (f) of the Victorian Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 notes that councils are responsible for co-ordinating and providing immunisation services to children living or being educated within the municipal district.