More vaxs required under benefits revision

Children must now receive both meningococcal C and pneumococcal vaccines to be considered ‘fully immunised' for government benefits.

Beginning on July 1, the expanded ‘fully immunised' criteria also includes the new combined MMR-varicella (MMRV) vaccine at 18 months.

Children must be considered ‘fully immunised' to receive the Family Tax Benefit Part A supplement