The free COVID-19 Vaccine is now available.

To find out when you are eligible to receive the vaccine, visit and complete the Covid-19 Vaccine Eligibility Checker. This will tell you which phase of the rollout you are in.

Please note for the Pfizer vaccine that we are currently doing the 40-59 year old age group. Under 40’s can get it from State-funded vaccination clinic through the Roll Up WA website.

Booking your COVID-19 vaccination appointment

When it is your turn to get vaccinated, you can call us on 08 9935 9490 to book your appointments to get your first and second doses of the vaccine. You can also book your appointment online by clicking here for AztraZeneca. For Pfizer – we are only doing Wednesday morning clinics at this stage so please call us on 9935 9490.

Make sure you book an appointment for your first and second doses of the vaccine. Please call us if you need to confirm what the timing should be between the appointments (recommended is 10 to 12 weeks apart for the AstraZeneca vaccine; Pfizer doses are given at least 21 days apart.).

Useful information on the COVID-19 Vaccines

COVID-19 vaccination – Weighing up the potential benefits against risk of harm from COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine if you are not eligible for Medicare

Find out how to access a COVID-19 vaccination if you are not eligible for Medicare here.

If you don’t have a Medicare card, or are not eligible for Medicare, you can get your free vaccination at:

  • a Commonwealth Vaccination Clinic
  • state or territory vaccination clinic.

Getting ready for your appointment

Please do not come to your vaccination appointment:

  • if you are feeling unwell with fever, cough, runny nose or other symptoms that could be from COVID-19
  • if you are waiting for COVID-19 test results, or have tested positive for COVID-19
  • if you are a close contact of someone with COVID-19, or
  • if you are in quarantine.

If you have had another vaccine in the 14 days before your COVID-19 vaccine appointment, please let us know as we may need to reschedule your appointment.

If you cannot make it to your vaccination appointment, please contact us to arrange a new appointment.

You can also read this patient factsheet developed by the Australian Government Department of Health: Preparing for COVID-19 Vaccination

Preparing for your vaccination

Before your vaccination appointment, you should make sure your details are up to date with Medicare.

If you don’t have your account set up, you can:

Post Vaccination

After receiving any vaccine, you may experience minor side effects. Most side effects are mild and last no more than a few days.

Common reactions to COVID-19 vaccinations include:

  • a sore arm
  • headache
  • low level fever
  • muscle pain
  • chills
  • tiredness, or
  • joint pain.

You can use the COVID-19 vaccine side effects symptom checker if you have concerns about any symptoms after your vaccine. The checker is also available through the National Coronavirus Helpline, 1800 020 080, 24 hours a day.

AusVaxSafety monitoring vaccine safety of COVID-19 vaccines

In partnership with the Australian state and territory health departments, AusVaxSafety is following up people who receive a COVID-19 vaccine by sending them an SMS or email with a short survey that asks if they experienced any adverse event following vaccination.

You will receive a message on Day 3, Day 8 and Day 42 following vaccination (Day of vaccination is counted as Day 0). You will receive 3 surveys asking about different time frames. These surveys give you the opportunity to report any adverse events you have after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. Depending on your survey responses, your state/territory health department or immunisation provider may call you to collect more details.

To check updates on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) click on this link: Updates on Coronavirus-COVID19

Patient COVID-19 Triage Hotline please call 1800 020 080. For more info, please click this link: www.health.gov.au

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NOW OPEN from 8.30am to 12noon Monday to Friday. For enquiries please phone 9964 3317.

Allied Health Professionals

We are happy to announce that we also offer the following specialist services:

  • Physiotherapist
  • Podiatrist
  • Clinical Labs – on-site pathology

Physiotherapist

Brianna Tonkin and Emily-Jayne Warr

  • Consultations/sessions available.
  • Clinic days are every 2nd and 4th Tuesday afternoon of each month

Podiatrist

Alasdair Evans and Anna Kosch

  • Consultations/sessions available.
  • Clinic days are every 2nd and 4th Wednesday morning of each month

AUGUST is Awareness Month for the following:

Date
Event
Details
August 1-7
World Breastfeeding Week
An annual event every first week in August, aiming to highlight the benefits that breastfeeding can bring.
August 1-7
National EOS Awareness Week
National EOS Awareness Week is a full week that helps raise awareness for eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders in Australia.
August 1-31
We’ll Make a Change
Through a series of events, business leaders help raise money to support the vital work of CPL and create new opportunities for Queenslanders living with a disability.
August 1-31
MS Readathon – One month challenge
The MS Readathon is a reading-based fundraiser run by Multiple Sclerosis Australia (MSA). It encourages people of all ages to read and improve their literacy while raising community awareness of those living with MS.
August 2
Jeans for Genes Day
Jeans for Genes Day is a huge fundraising event for the Children’s Medical Research Institute. The day aims to work towards reducing the number of children born with genetic illnesses.
August 2-8
Dental Health Week
Everyone is encouraged to visit their dentist or find a new one during this yearly event.
August 4-10
OCD and Anxiety Disorders Week
Anxiety Disorders Week is an awareness week dedicated to OCD and anxiety disorder sufferers.
August 8
Dying to Know Day
Dying To Know Day is an annual day dedicated to creating conversations about death, dying and bereavement.
August 13
Red Nose Day
Red Nose Day is the major fundraiser for Red Nose. The funds raised go towards saving the lives of babies and children during pregnancy, birth, infancy and childhood.
August 14-21
Kidney Kar Rally
The Kidney Kar Rally is Kidney Health Australia’s longest-running event. Programs are designed to give children with kidney disease the opportunity to socialise and make long-term friends.
August 20-26
Healthy Bones Action Week
Australians will come together to raise awareness about the importance of healthy bones. The event will run over six days.
August 20
World Mosquito Day
World Mosquito Day commemorates British doctor Sir Ronald Ross’s 1897 discovery of the link between female mosquitoes and malaria.
August 25-31
Speech Pathology Week
Speech Pathology Week raises awareness about swallowing disorders as well as the work of speech pathologists.
August 23
Daffodil Day
Daffodil Day is a well-known fundraising event in Cancer Council’s calendar and helps support all Australians affected by cancer.
August 27
Tracky Dack Day
On the last Friday in August, you can wear tracksuit pants – “trackies” – to help raise funds for sick kids.
August 30 – September 5
National Stroke Week
Strokes are Australia’s second single greatest killer, with over 60,000 strokes occurring each year. National Stroke Week encourages the community to get involved, raise money and support the national campaign.
August 31
International Overdose Awareness Day
The day commemorates those lost to overdoses and the families affected. It also raises awareness about overdosing and looks at what preventative measures can be taken.

SEPTEMBER is Awareness Month for the following:

Date
Event
Details
September 1
Footy Colours Day
Footy Colours Day occurs in September and encourages Australians to wear their favourite football team’s colours to help raise money for children living with cancer.
September 1-30
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Events run throughout September globally, aiming to highlight the brave children living with cancer and the community that supports them.
September 1-30
Dementia Awareness Month
Dementia Awareness Month runs from 1 September to 30 September every year and is organised each year by Alzheimer’s Australia.
September 1-30
Big Heart Appeal
The Big Heart Appeal helps raise money for the Heart Foundation, which works to save lives and improve health by funding cardiovascular research, informing the public and assisting people with cardiovascular disease.
September 1-30
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month is held throughout September and encourages men to get regular prostate checks.
September 1-30
Blue September
Blue September is a nationwide awareness and fundraising initiative that raises awareness of all the cancers that affect men, including prostate, testicular, bowel, lung, liver, pancreatic and other cancers. It also encourages men to make better lifestyle choices and seek help sooner rather than later.
September 1-30
Dystonia Awareness Month
Dystonia is a neurological movement condition which causes uncontrollable movements, twisting and muscle spasms as well as pain. Dystonia Awareness Month raises awareness about the disease and what can be done to help sufferers.
September 1-30
Liptember
Liptember raises funds and promotes awareness of women’s mental health for the whole of September. All funds raised are given to the Centre for Women’s Health and Lifeline.
September 1-30
Starlight Movie Month
By buying a specially marked Starlight DVD, you’ll be giving money to raise funds for seriously ill children and their families.
September 1
Gold Bow Day
The ATF Gold Bow Day aims to teach people about thyroid cancer and gives support to those affected by thyroid cancer undergoing radioactive iodine treatment.
September 1-7
National Asthma Week
Throughout the week, lots of activities are organised to increase awareness of asthma to communities and help people manage asthma.
September 1-7
Spina Bifida Awareness Week
Spina Bifida Awareness Week aims to promote awareness of the disease that affects around 5,000 Australians.
September 2
National Health and Physical Education Day
National Health and Physical Education (HPE) Day raises awareness of health and physical education in school. It’s a great opportunity to get classes outside and doing some exercise.
September 4
PKD Awareness Day
PKD Awareness Day raises awareness for polycystic kidney disease (PKD), which is the most common life-threatening genetic disorder of the kidneys. It affects around 1 in 1,000 people and around 25,000 Australians.
September 6-10
Women’s Health Week
Founded in honour of Dr Jean Hailes, Women’s Health Week is a week of events aimed at encouraging women to prioritise their health.
September 6-12
Idiopathic Hypersomnia Awareness Week
Idiopathic Hypersomnia Awareness Week raises awareness and aims to teach the public more about idiopathic hypersomnia.
September 6-12
Spinal Injury Awareness Week
Spinal Injury Awareness Week raises awareness about those living with spinal cord injuries.
September 6-12
Kidney Health Research Walk
Dress in red attire, fancy dress or run to support Australians affected by kidney disease. Walks are held across Australia for anyone to get involved in.
September 7
World Duchenne Awareness Day
Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a severe muscle-wasting condition that affects 1 in every 3,500 boys. The day helps raise awareness for those with the condition as well as families affected.
September 9
International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day (FASDAY)
On the ninth day of the ninth month every year, people from all over the world gather for events to raise awareness about the dangers of alcohol use during pregnancy.
September 10
R U OK Day
The yearly event encourages Australians to ask “Are you ok?” to help address mental health issues both inside and outside of work.
September 13
Unity Walk & Run
The Unity Walk is a great opportunity to raise money and enjoy a day out with family and friends, raising money for all those affected by Parkinson’s.
September 15
Lyme Gladiolus Day
The Karl McManus Foundation holds Lyme Gladiolus Day to raise awareness of Lyme disease in Australia. The day raises funds to go towards research into Lyme disease in Australia and helps raise public awareness of the disease.
September 21-27
Herbal Medicine Week
Herbal Medicine Week is a week celebrating the healthy use of herbal medicines. This annual event is held by the National Herbalists Association of Australia.
September 21
World Alzheimer’s Day
World Alzheimer’s Day brings together the efforts of all the Alzheimer’s organisations to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s and dementia.
September 26
Mesothelioma Awareness Day
Mesothelioma is a rare and aggressive form of cancer that develops in the lining of the lungs, abdomen or heart. The day raises awareness about the condition and makes positive steps towards prevention and care.
September 29
World Heart Day
Cardiovascular diseases are the world’s biggest killers. World Heart Day encourages us all to take care of our hearts.

OCTOBER is Awareness Month for the following:

Date
Event
Details
October 1-31
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Australia’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month provides people with the chance to focus on breast cancer and its impact. Share stories, speak to family members and get important information out to family, friends and colleagues.
October 1-31
Great Cycle Challenge Australia
Great Cycle Challenge encourages people of all ages and fitness levels to get on their bikes and ride to fight kids’ cancer.
October 1-31
Lupus Awareness Month
Lupus Awareness Month highlights the need for more awareness and financial support for lupus, which is a potentially fatal disease affecting nearly 6 million people across the world.
October 1-31
Ocsober
Ocsober is a fundraising initiative that encourages people to give up alcohol for the whole of October.
October 1-31
Dyslexia Awareness Month
Dyslexia Awareness Month raises awareness and helps teach people more about dyslexia with events like Light it Red for Dyslexia.
October 1
World Vegetarian Day
World Vegetarian Day, 1 October, kicks off Vegetarian Awareness Month, helping make a difference by teaching others about the positives of vegetarianism.
October 4-10
Mental Health Week
Mental Health Week is an annual national awareness event held in October every year. The aim is to raise awareness of the importance of mental health and wellbeing in the wider community, to increase community awareness and education about mental health issues and to encourage participation in life-enhancing lifestyles
October 4-11
National Amputee Awareness Week
The week raises awareness of amputees and people living with congenital limb differences throughout Australia.
October 10
World Mental Health Day
World Mental Health Day raises public awareness of mental health issues and promotes greater understanding of its effect on individuals and the wider community.
October 10-16
Bleeding Disorders Awareness Week
Bleeding Disorders Awareness Week aims to raise awareness about inherited bleeding disorders such as haemophilia and von Willebrand disease.
October 10-16
National Carers Week
National Carers Week is a time for all Australians to recognise and celebrate the important contributions that unpaid carers make to our communities. It is also an opportunity to raise awareness among our communities about carers and their caring roles.
October 11-17
National Nutrition Week
National Nutrition Week encourages Australians to make healthy food and lifestyle choices.
October 12
World Arthritis Day
World Arthritis Day brings arthritis sufferers together and gives them a voice to be heard.
October 12
Odd Socks Day
Odd Socks Day is a light-hearted way to remind people that we can all have an odd day. The day attempts to tackle the stigma around mental illness.
October 14
World Sight Day
World Sight Day raises public awareness on blindness and low vision, providing an opportunity to educate people more about the causes of blindness and preventative measures.
October 15
Wellness Walk & Festival
The walk raises awareness for mental illness and promotes the importance of community and togetherness by bringing people together from all backgrounds.
October 15
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day
International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day occurs every October. Parents and families across Australia have the opportunity to honour their babies who passed away from stillbirth, miscarriage or postnatal causes.
October 16
Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) Awareness Day
Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) Awareness Day promotes greater awareness for DLD, which affects how a person thinks about, understands and uses language. A person with DLD is at high risk of incarceration and suicide. This important day looks at educating the public more about the condition.
October 18-24
National Week of Deaf People (NWDP)
Deaf Australia organises events through a week-long period in October, which focuses on celebrating the deaf community in Australia.
October 20
World Osteoporosis Day
World Osteoporosis Day takes place every year on October 20 and involves lots of campaigns by national osteoporosis patient societies from around the world.
October 21
Headspace Day
#headspaceday is about ensuring young people have access to mental health services no matter where they live in Australia.
October 24
World Polio Day
World Polio Day highlights the importance of the global eradication of polio.

NOVEMBER is Awareness Month for the following:

Date
Event
Details
November 1-30
Movember
Movember raises awareness of men’s health issues and is a fun way to raise money for a good cause.
November 1-30
Lung Cancer Awareness Month
Lung Cancer Awareness Month helps raise awareness about lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer deaths in Australia. The month sees a range of community events and activities taking place to raise funds.
November 1
International Drug Users Day
International Drug Users Day aims to raise awareness and increase action to address the needs of people who use drugs.
November 8-14
Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Awareness Week
Perinatal Depression & Anxiety Awareness Week was established by PANDA in 2005. Since then, PANDA has been helping raise awareness about perinatal anxiety and depression, including what to look for and where you can seek support.
November 18-24
Antibiotic Awareness Week
Antibiotic Awareness Week is an annual, global event that discusses the significance of antibiotic resistance. The week encourages people to use antibiotics responsibly and only when necessary.
November 12
World Pneumonia Day
World Pneumonia Day raises awareness of pneumonia as a public health issue and works to stop preventable child deaths from pneumonia.
November 14
World Diabetes Day
World Diabetes Day takes place in more than 160 countries, making it the world’s largest diabetes awareness campaign.
November 15-23
Alopecia Awareness Week
Alopecia Awareness Week raises both awareness and funds to provide wigs to children affected by alopecia.
November 17
World Prematurity Day
This day raises awareness of babies born prematurely.
November 18
World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day
More commonly known as chronic bronchitis or emphysema, WCOPDD raises awareness of the prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

DECEMBER is Awareness Month for the following:

Date
Event
Details
December 1
World AIDS Day
World AIDS Day is a globally recognised event that takes place on 1 December. The day raises awareness about the issues and concerns surrounding HIV and AIDS. It’s also a day for people to show their support for people living with HIV and to remember those who have died.
December 1-31
Decembeard
Decembeard Australia encourages men to grow a beard in December to raise awareness for bowel cancer. The disease affects 1 in 10 Aussie men making it Australia’s second biggest cancer killer.
December 3
International Day of Persons with Disabilities
The International Day of People with Disabilities (IDPwD) is celebrated every year in Australia on 3 December to acknowledge the incredible contribution people of all abilities make to the community.

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