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Australian Childhood Immunisation Register (ACIR)

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Description:Help on this termThe Australian Childhood Immunisation Register (ACIR) is a national register administered by Medicare Australia that records details of vaccinations given to children under seven years of age who live in Australia. It was established in 1996 in response to a decline in childhood immunisation levels and an increase in preventable childhood diseases.
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Collection and usage attributes

Frequency:Help on this termQuarterly (register 'snapshot')

Source and reference attributes

Data custodian:Help on this termDepartment of Health and Ageing