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My child has asthma, are they eligible for the free influenza vaccine?

Page last updated 18 June 2019


If your child has severe asthma which requires frequent medical consultation, or uses multiple medications, then they are eligible for a free influenza (flu) vaccine.

Sources & Citations

  1. Australian Government. Department of Health. The flu vaccine – Information for consumers 2018 fact sheet. Available at (accessed 25 April 2018).