The Australian Government COVID-19 vaccination program began on 22 February 2021. NCIRS, the Australian Government Department of Health, and states and territories have developed a range of resources to keep healthcare professionals up to date with the latest information. International organisations such as the World Health Organization have also created video and podcast explainers about COVID-19. This page provides links to relevant resources. 


NCIRS resources

ATAGI clinical advices

Australian Government resources

Vaccine safety monitoring

  • Therapeutic Goods Administration

    The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is responsible for monitoring the safety of all vaccines approved for use in Australia. TGA has put in place a comprehensive system to capture reports of adverse events following COVID-19 vaccination, through:


    Read more here

  • AusVaxSafety

    The AusVaxSafety system, coordinated by NCIRS and funded by the Australian Government Department of Health, will be conducting comprehensive active safety monitoring of COVID-19 vaccines. This is to ensure the safety of COVID-19 vaccines and provide clinician and consumer confidence in the vaccination program.

    Read more here

State and territory resources

International resources