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For the latest information on changes to our services during the COVID-19 pandemic click here.

COVID-19 vaccine information

Who can get vaccinated?

Everyone in Australia aged 12 years and over is eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination. You will get two doses of the same vaccine. Learn which vaccine is available to you.

To book a COVID-19 vaccination, either for yourself or another person, use the Vaccines Eligibility Checker.

The vaccination is voluntary and free for all Australians.

Where can I find more information about the vaccine?

We understand that you may have many questions about the vaccine. We have created this list of Department of Health webpages to help you find up-to-date resources for people living with disability and staff who support them.

Information for people with disability about COVID-19 vaccines

This webpage has information about COVID-19 vaccines specifically for people with disability. It includes topics such as why, when and where you should get the vaccine and answers many FAQs.

The Easy Read and Auslan resources are at the top of the page for better visibility and easier access. This includes fact sheets about the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine and the Pfizer vaccine in Easy Read format.

COVID-19 vaccination – advice for providers

This webpage hosts a collection of resources for health professionals containing advice and guidance on delivering COVID-19 vaccinations. It includes factsheets on giving consent and preparing for the vaccination.

COVID-19 vaccines – general information

This webpage has news and information for Australians about the development, approval process and plans for COVID-19 vaccines. In includes the latest news and updates about the vaccine and the rollout.

Helplines

Disability Gateway Helpline: 1800 643 787

If you are deaf, or have a hearing or speech impairment, you can also call the National Relay Service on 133 677.

The National Coronavirus Helpline: 1800 020 080

Can Mambourin support me to get vaccinated?

Yes. We can provide support to Mambourin community members to book or attend your vaccination appointment. Please speak to your local hub manager about your support needs.

Deborah and Kane talk getting the vaccine

Mambourin community members Deborah and Kane spoke to us all about their experience getting the COVID-19 vaccine, including how it felt, why they decided to get it and words of advice for anyone nervous about getting vaccinated. Check out the video below.

If you have any other questions or concerns, please reach out to your local hub manager or email us at hello@54.252.161.173 and we will do our best to assist you.

Other areas of interest

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