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NO JAB NO PLAY Legislation

Under the ‘No Jab, No Play’ legislation, before enrolling a child, early childhood services must first obtain evidence that the child is:
fully immunised for their age OR

on a recognised vaccination catch-up program OR

unable to be fully immunised for medical reasons.

‘Conscientious objection’ is not an exemption under the ‘No Jab No Play’ legislation.

This legislation came into effect on 1 January 2016.

Please note that the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement is the ONLY acceptable document the early childhood education services can accept as proof of immunisation status.

To read answers to frequently asked questions about No Jab No Play, click here

NO JAB NO PLAY Acceptable Documentation

The ONLY document that is acceptable to certify that your child’s immunisations are up-to-date is the Australian  Immunisation Register (AIR) ​Immunisation History Statement print out.

To obtain of copy of your child’s ​Immunisation History Statement you can:

  • Print out a copy from your family’s myGov account
  • Call the AIR on 1800 653 809 – even if you don’t have a Medicare card
  • Visit a Medicare or Centrelink Office.