COVID-19 vaccine

Provided you’re feeling well and you’re not in isolation or quarantine, attend your COVID-19 vaccination appointment. If you can’t make it, reschedule or cancel your appointment.

Eligible immunocompromised people can now receive their third COVID-19 vaccination dose at the AIS Arena vaccination clinic and other ACT Government vaccination clinics.

For more information, see our latest COVID-19 vaccine news.

Check if you’re eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine

Everyone aged 12 years and over can receive a free COVID-19 vaccination.

The Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is also available for everyone aged 60 years and over.

Eligible immunocompromised people can also receive their third COVID-19 vaccination dose at the AIS Arena vaccination clinic and other ACT Government vaccination clinics.

Booking your COVID-19 vaccination

Book your COVID-19 vaccination at an ACT Government clinic, participating GP or pharmacy.

This page includes information on how to book an appointment if you don't have a Medicare card.

From 11 October to 31 October, you can drop into the AIS Arena and get your Pfizer vaccination – just walk in, no booking required!

Eligible immunocompromised people can also receive their third COVID-19 vaccination dose at the AIS Arena vaccination clinic and other ACT Government vaccination clinics.

Preparing for your COVID-19 vaccination

Find out what you can do to prepare yourself for a COVID-19 vaccination.

This page includes information on the different COVID-19 vaccines and how to provide informed consent.

AIS Arena mass vaccination clinic

The ACT Government opened a new COVID-19 mass vaccination clinic at the AIS Arena on 3 September.

From 11 October to 31 October, you can drop into the AIS Arena and get your Pfizer vaccination – just walk in, no booking required!

Eligible immunocompromised people can also receive their third COVID-19 vaccination dose at the AIS Arena vaccination clinic and other ACT Government vaccination clinics.

Learn how the vaccine works

Vaccines are one of the most effective ways to protect against communicable diseases, like COVID-19.

Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions about COVID-19 vaccines.

Health care workers

Based on the public health risk that remains in the ACT and in our region, it’s important that health care workers are vaccinated against COVID-19.

On 15 October 2021, the ACT Government introduced a requirement for workers in certain health care settings to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption in order for them to be permitted to attend work.

ACT clinicians

COVID-19 vaccine information for ACT clinicians

People with disability and information for disability care workers

COVID-19 vaccine information for people with disability and disability care workers.

This page includes information on how to book at our Access and Sensory clinic.

Under a new public health direction, disability support workers will be required to receive their first vaccine dose by no later than 1 November and be fully vaccinated by 29 November.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Getting vaccinated will help to protect you, your family, friends and mob from getting sick from COVID-19.

We are also running drop-in COVID-19 vaccination clinics for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in October.

Aged care workers

COVID-19 vaccine information for residential aged care, in-home and community aged care workers.

On 17 September 2021, a Public Health Emergency Direction was introduced prohibiting a worker from entering or remaining on the premises of a residential aged care facility, or undertaking a particular function, unless that person has received at least 1 dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

In-home and community aged care workers in the ACT will soon be required to receive their first COVID-19 vaccine dose by no later than 1 November and be fully vaccinated by 29 November.

COVID-19 vaccine translations

Know someone who doesn't speak English as their first language?

The Australian Government Department of Health's website has information on COVID-19 vaccines translated into multiple languages.

Trusted sources of information

When looking for information on COVID-19 vaccines, use trusted sources which will help you make an informed choice.

COVID-19 vaccine resources

COVID-19 vaccine resources, including newsletters, language translations, posters, social media tiles, desktop wallpaper and digital screens.

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Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the ACT, the Ngunnawal people. We acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of this city and this region.

Last Updated: October 22 2021