Flu vaccination is the best form of protection against an influenza virus. The immunisation can’t give you flu – it contains no live viruses. In fact, many different viruses cause colds and other respiratory infections in Australia, which run throughout the year. The flu vaccination helps prepare your immune system to fight against circulating influenza virus which is why it’s important to get vaccinated every year.
How much does the flu vaccine cost?
If you are eligible for a funded influenza vaccine, it is free.
The cost is $30 to those who are not elibigle for funded injections.