The secondary school year the vaccine is given in varies between States and Territories – refer to our table to see how it's being delivered in your area.
State and Territory immunisation coordinators can use the links below to find tips for planning vaccination days with schools, and tailored resources that you and schools may wish to use or adapt.
The HPV Register must be notified of all doses given to males and females using this single dose notification form or, if you are registered with the HPV Register, by uploading the notification through the web portal.
Research has shown that immunisation nurse actions can impact upon the vaccination day experience, which can then impact on second and third dose uptake, and even vaccine uptake in subsequent year groups.
When giving the vaccine, distraction techniques such as talking to the student, allowing them to listen to an iPod or having a ball on hand for them to squeeze can be useful.
This website assumes knowledge of the Australian Immunisation Handbook. The handbook contains a lot of useful information, including tips on how to ensure a good vaccination day experience.