Local childhood immunisation clinics

Media Release 12 July 2017

Immunisation is a safe and effective way to protect children from harmful infectious diseases and at the population level, prevent the spread of these diseases amongst the community.

Childhood immunisation not only protects individuals, but also others in the community, by reducing the spread of disease. 

Australia has generally high immunisation rates which have increased steadily over time, but rates continue to lag in some local areas.

A report released in June 2017 by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) revealed around 93% of Australian five-year-olds were fully immunised in 2015/16, an improvement on previous years. However,  Perth — in the north and south metropolitan areas — lagged behind at a rate of 91%, and South Perth and Kensington had the lowest rate in WA at just 80.6%.

There are a number of local immunisation clinics within the City that provide free immunisation for children. The City encourages parents and carers to find out more about childhood immunisation via the website links listed below. Bookings and further information can be made by contacting the local childhood immunisation clinics below.

Local childhood immunisation clinics

Karawara Immunisation Clinic 61 Lowan Loop 6151 1308
Southern Clinic Kensington 148 Douglas Ave, South Perth 9367 7944
South Perth Immunisation Clinic South Perth Community Centre Cnr South Tce and Sandgate St, South Perth 6151 1308

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