Free Jab June - Influenza Vaccines for Western Australians

This year, Western Australia is facing a potentially severe influenza season following two years of international and state border closures.

The WA Department of Health, through the ‘Free Jab June’ Programme is providing free influenza vaccinations for all Western Australians aged 5 years and over, from 1 to 30 June 2022, as additional protection against the virus.

Community pharmacies can participate in the ‘Free Jab June’ Programme.

How to apply and ensure payment

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia (WA Branch) is acting as the Payment Administrator for the ‘Free Jab June’ Programme on behalf of the WA Department of Health.

To register to participate, and therefore receive payment for vaccine administration in the ‘Free Jab June’ Programme, community pharmacies MUST complete a Service Level Agreement (SLA) and agree to its terms for operation, reporting and payment.

ONLY one SLA is required per pharmacy.

Reimbursement only applies to influenza vaccine administration from 1 to 30 June 2022.

The SLA can be found here.

Introductory webinar

To assist pharmacies operate within the program, the Pharmacy Guild of Australia (WA Branch) conducted a webinar on Tuesday, 31 May 2022.

Topics addressed in the webinar included:

  • Vaccine supply
  • Program registration
  • Pharmacy payment for government supplied and privately purchased vaccines
  • Audit processes

A copy of the webinar is located here.

Further information – Frequently Asked Questions

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia (WA Branch) has developed a series of FAQs to assist pharmacies and their staff to participate in the ‘Free Jab June’ Programme.

Members with additional questions regarding the ‘Free Jab June’ Programme should contact the WA Branch at freeflu@wa.guild.org.au

Updated WA Immunisation Schedule

WA Immunisation Schedule – Valid from 01 June – 30 June 2022

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Page last updated on: 03 June 2022