When you are 12–13 years old you can have the HPV vaccine for free.
The boys at Christian Brothers' College in Balaclava show how easy it is.
Boys and girls in these age groups are given the vaccine at school. The vaccine can also be accessed through your local immunisation provider.
HPV causes some genital cancers in men and women and the vaccine can prevent most of these.
School-based vaccination programs are held every year at schools in Victoria. A lot of young people have a fear of injections, although they know having the immunisation is important. This clip steps you through the process of what to expect when having your injection at school.