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COVID-19 vaccine available for international students

Updated: Jun 22, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine rollout is continuing in Australia.

The Australian Department of Health has announced that the COVID-19 vaccine will be provided at no cost to everyone in Australia this includes overseas visitors and international students who are studying in Australia.

The COVID-19 vaccines are voluntary and free for everyone in Australia. You do not need a Medicare card or a prescription from a GP if you get your vaccination at Commonwealth vaccine clinics and state or territory vaccine clinics.

The Australian Government wants everyone in Australia to have access to a safe, free, COVID-19 vaccine if they choose to be vaccinated.

You can check when and where you can receive a vaccine using the eligibility checker.

The Pfizer vaccine is prioritised for people under 50 years of age. The AstraZeneca vaccine is prioritised for people aged 50 years and over.

Here is some important information available in your preferred language about the COVID-19 vaccine, including the Australian Government’s roll-out strategy and eligibility criteria:

COVID-19 vaccination rollout videos available in 63 languages: WATCH NOW

The latest vaccine information from the Australian Government in your language: FIND OUT MORE

Check when and where you can receive the vaccine using the Government's Vaccine Eligibility Checker: CHECK NOW

More information from the Department of Health: READ MORE

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