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First Nations peoples and vaccination

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First Nations peoples and vaccination

All Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 16 and over are eligible to access a COVID-19 vaccine.  For more information visit the Department of Health website here. 

Resources to support First Nations peoples

The most accurate and credible information regarding COVID-19 is issued from Department of Health (State and Commonwealth) sources. Please be mindful that some resources developed by other states have state-specific information.

Quick links:

  • For more information about COVID-19 from your local Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services click here.
  • Queensland Health has developed a range of COVID-19 resources for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community and services. New resources will be added as they continue to be developed.

FAQs about COVID-19 vaccination for First Nations patients

Common questions about the COVID-19 vaccines for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have been answered in this document created by the Department of Health.

NACCHO and the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (NCIRS) have jointly developed a resource that provides information and has FAQs about COVID-19 vaccines for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

See also our page on COVID-19 Outbreaks, Testing and Management for First Nations people.

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