See Catch-up guidelines for individual vaccines for children <10 years of age for important details, including for Hib and pneumococcal vaccines.

Vaccine

Child aged 0 to <2 months

Child aged 2 to <4 months

Child aged 4 to <6 months

Child aged 6 to <12 months

Child aged 12–18 months

Child aged >18 months to <4 years

Child aged 4 years to <10 years

DTPa

0

1

2

3

3

4

5 (unless dose 4 received at >3.5 years of age, then dose 5 is not needed)

Hepatitis A (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children living in NT, Qld, SA and WA only)

0

0

0

0

1

2 (contact state or territory health authorities for advice about catch-up in children >2 years of age)

2 (contact state or territory health authorities for advice about catch-up in children >2 years of age)

Hepatitis B

0 (birth dose is recommended but no need to catch up if missed)

1

2

3

3

3

3

MenACWY (Nimenrix) (infants with certain immunocompromising conditions need extra doses — see Meningococcal disease)

0

0

0

0

1 (2 doses required if Menveo or Menactra used)

1 (2 doses required if Menveo or Menactra used)

1 (2 doses required if Menveo or Menactra used)

MMR

0

0

0

0

1

2 (can be given as MMRV)

2 (can be given as MMRV)

Poliovirus (IPV)

0

1

2

3

3

3

4 (unless dose 3 received at >3.5 years of age, then dose 4 is not needed)

Rotavirus (specific age limits — see Rotavirus)

0

1 (Rotarix) or 1 (RotaTeq)

2 (Rotarix) or 2 (RotaTeq)

No catch-up (Rotarix), 3 (RotaTeq)

No catch-up

No catch-up

No catch-up

Varicella

0

0

0

0

0

1 (can be given as MMRV)

1 (can be given as MMRV)

IPV = inactivated poliovirus; MenACWY = meningococcal ACWY; MMR = measles-mumps-rubella; MMRV = measles-mumps-rubella-varicella

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Last updated: 
5 June 2018
Last reviewed: 
5 June 2018

Definitions

DTPa
diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis vaccine
WA
Western Australia
MMR
measles-mumps-rubella
MMRV
measles-mumps-rubella-varicella
IPV
inactivated poliomyelitis vaccine