ACT takes action with free flu funding for kids

The territory joins Victoria, NSW and Queensland

The ACT Government is the latest to offer a free flu vaccine to under-fives ahead of the looming flu season.


Around 25,000 ACT children aged six months to five years will be eligible for the free flu vaccination under the new program.

The territory's Minister for Health and Wellbeing, Meegan Fitzharris, says the vaccinations will be available from GPs or one of the 10 ACT maternal and child health immunisation clinics.

“While we would have preferred to see the Federal Government step up to the plate and put this on the National Immunisation Program, the