Five million Australians eligible for free shingles vaccine from November 1

October 18 2023 - 12:04pm

Australians aged 65 and over and First Nations people over 50 will be able to get a free shingles vaccination from November 1, 2023.

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Eileen Wood

Senior Journalist

I'm a senior news journalist at The Senior newspaper, the leading publication bringing targeted news on issues affecting older Australians. We cover NSW, Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania, SA and WA. If you have a story idea I would love to hear it. You can email me: or phone The Senior 02-4355-5000, mob. 0487 495 805