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.
- 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.
- For information on COVID-19 for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, visit the Australian Federal Government Department of Health website and information about COVID-19 vaccines can be accessed here.
- A collection of COVID-19 vaccines communication materials, including social media content, posters and videos, for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and organisations.
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.