Description of the website
The website of Immunise Australia Program is a member of the WHO-led project Vaccine Safety Net (VSN).
The Department of Health Immunisation Website contains vaccine safety information, publications and information for health professional, parents and the general public of Australia regarding immunisation. The information is provided in fact sheets, questions and answers, posters, presentations and short videos.
Website’s sponsorship policy
The Department of Health Immunisation Website is operated, owned and funded by the Australian Government Department of Health.
Website’s content or editorial policy
New content for the Department of Health Immunisation Website content is cleared by the Assistant Secretary of the Immunisation Branch, Department of Health.
Technical content for the website is developed in consultation with the Department of Health’s Medical Advisory Unit. Technical content is also selected from information developed by the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation and the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance.
The health.gov.au transformation team works hand in hand with policy and program subject matter to ensure that content it is both accurate and consistent with the user-centred approach.