Immunisations and flu vaccinations

We provide a free public immunisation service for adults and infants according to the National Immunisation Program (NIP). Sessions are held monthly at 7 locations in Cardinia Shire.

Immunisation is a simple, safe and effective way of protecting children and adults against many diseases. The risks associated with these diseases are greater than the very small risks associated with immunisation.

You do not need to book immunisation sessions. 

Venue       August September October November December
Nar Nar Goon Public Hall
Spencer St, Nar Nar Goon
10am to 11am      
Thurs 2 Thurs 6 Thurs 4 Thurs 1 Thurs 6
Beaconsfield Neighbourhood Centre
8 O’Neil Rd, Beaconsfield
10am to 11am         
Wed 8 Wed 12 Wed 10 Wed 14 Wed 12
Cardinia Cultural Centre
Lakeside  Blvd, Pakenham
1pm to 2pm
Wed 8 Wed 12 Wed 10 Wed 14 Wed 12
Pakenham Public Hall
John St, Pakenham
9.30am to 11.30 am
Thurs 23 Thurs 27 Thurs 25 Thurs 22 No session 
Gemco Players Comm Theatre
19 Kilvington Drive, Emerald
9.30am to 10.30am
Wed 15 Wed 19 Wed 17 Wed 21  Wed 19
Gembrook Community Centre
Gembrook Rd, Gembrook   
11.30am to 12.30pm
Wed 15 Wed 19 Wed 17 Wed 21 Wed 19
Cardinia Cultural Centre
Lakeside Blvd, Pakenham
5.30pm to 7.30pm    
Tues 21 Tues 18 Tues 16 Tues 20 Tues 18
Pakenham Public Hall
John St, Pakenham
5.30pm to 7.30pm    
Tues 14 Tues 11 Tues 9 Tues 13 Tues 11
Toomah Community Centre
Golden Green St, Pakenham
5.30pm to 7.30pm
Wed 22 Wed 26 Wed 24 Wed 28 No session

For info on flu vaccinations go to the Prevent getting and spreading the flu page

In Victoria the routine schedule of vaccines is provided free under the National Immunisation Program and the Victorian funded immunisation program. It includes vaccines provided for children, adolescents and adults at increased risk of vaccine preventable disease. For more info go to the health.vic website

If your child’s immunisations are not up to date (according to the NIP), your GP can develop a catch-up program with you. Contact us if you have questiions about a catch-up schedule.

Ensure you have a catch-up program before you attend one of our immunisation sessions, as they take some time to develop.

Under No Jab, No Play laws, all children enrolling at an early childhood education facility or care service must present an immunisation status certificate. The certificate or statement is available from the Australia Immunisations Register or will be mailed to you after your child receives their final immunisation boosters at 4 years.

We visit secondary schools twice a year to immunise Year 7 students, and once a year for Year 10 students. Funded vaccines are provided according to the Victorian immunisation schedule. Parents and guardians must return a completed immunisation consent card to their child’s school, regardless of yes or no consent.

If your child misses a school immunisation session, contact us for information on how to catch up.

Go to Better Health Victoria website for info on immunisation in secondary schools

Contact our Environmental Health team for any questions about our immunisation service on 1300 787 624 or health@cardinia.vic.gov.au