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Non-funded vaccine recommendations

Are you aware there are vaccines available for private purchase that are not on the National Immunisation Program but are recommended by vaccine experts?

We have some of the following vaccines available for purchase and administer at our Community Immunisation Sessions. Vaccines can also be purchased from your local GP.


  • Influenza vaccine is recommended annually for anyone from the age of 6 months.
  • Influenza vaccine is provided free of charge to all Victorian children aged 6 months to 5 years old.
  • Children under the age of 9 years require 2 doses, 1 month apart, in the first year they receive the vaccine. Find more information at Melbourne Vaccine Education Centre.
  • You can pre-purchase vaccines from us for older children who are not eligible for the free vaccine before attending a session.

Meningococcal ACWY

Meningococcal B

Chickenpox (Varicella)

  • One dose of chickenpox vaccine is provided free of charge to all children at 18 months of age.
  • Two doses are recommended for the highest level of protection against chickenpox.
  • You can pre-purchase vaccines from us for a second dose before attending a session.
  • Can be given on the same day as the 12-month vaccines as a separate vaccine to the MMR vaccine or a minimum 28 days after any other live vaccine (MMR, MMRV).

If you would like further information about these vaccines or where to source dose(s) please speak with the Bayside Council Immunisation Team on 9599 4755 or your GP.

Prepayment for non-funded vaccines

Payment can be made either in person at Bayside City Council or online. Visit the front desk 76 Royal Avenue, Sandringham VIC, Mon–Fri 8.30am-5pm.

Make your payment online

Please bring your receipt to the council immunisation session.

Non-funded Vaccine prices

  • Influenza $36
  • Chickenpox (Varicella) $92.50
  • Meningococcal ACWY $86.60
  • Diphtheria, Tetanus, Whooping Cough booster $63

Bayside Immunisation session times.