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COVID-19 vaccines

Find out how we approve and regulate COVID-19 vaccines in Australia.

We rigorously assess any COVID-19 vaccine for safety, quality and effectiveness before it can be supplied in Australia.

This page will be regularly updated to keep consumers, health professionals and sponsors informed of the latest regulatory developments.

For news and information on the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out strategy visit Department of Health: COVID-19 vaccines.

More about COVID-19 vaccine regulation

Report a side effect

If you think you have experienced a side effect from the COVID-19 vaccine you can report it via:

  • Telephone: 1300 134 237 (8am-8pm seven days a week) – the NPS MedicineWise Adverse Medicine Events line
  • Online form: TGA adverse event reporting

Contact us

If you have an enquiry about the COVID-19 vaccine regulatory process, use the following contact details:

If you have a general enquiry about COVID-19 or the vaccine roll-out, contact the National Coronavirus Helpline on:

  • Telephone: 1800 020 080 (available 24 hours a day, seven days a week)

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