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

Who is eligible

Everyone aged 18 years and over can get the Pfizer, Moderna or AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in the ACT.

Everyone aged 12 to 17 years old can get the get the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.

Children aged 5 to 11 years old can get the Pfizer paediatric COVID-19 vaccine.

Children aged 6 to 11 years old can get the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.

Children aged 6 months to under 5 years who are most at risk of severe disease can get the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.

Vaccinations for at risk children aged 6 months to under 5 years

From 5 September 2022, children aged 6 months to under 5 years who are most at risk of severe disease will be able get 2 doses of the Spikevax (Moderna) COVID-19 vaccine , 8 weeks apart.

Please do not call your GP, the Access and Sensory vaccination clinic or other vaccine provider at this time until supply and vaccine provider locations for children under 5 years are confirmed. We will provide information on how to book your vaccination on this page.

For more information, refer to the ATAGI recommendations on COVID-19 vaccine use in children aged 6 months to <5 years on the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care website.

COVID-19 vaccines are free for everyone

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is voluntary and free for everyone in Australia.

This includes:

  • people without a Medicare card
  • overseas visitors
  • international students
  • migrant workers, and
  • asylum seekers.

You can get a free COVID-19 vaccine without Medicare using the Vaccine Clinic Finder.

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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: August 30 2022