The No Jab, No Play legislation requires that in order to finalise enrolment for your child in long day care, kindergarten, family day care or occasional care you must provide the service with an Immunisation History Statement from the AIR which that shows your child is:
What is this document used for?
This is used to finalise enrolment. To accept an offered place at a service, you must provide the service with an Immunisation History Statement.
This would usually be done within two months before your child is due to start at the service.
For more information on Immunisation History Statements, download the brochure:
Immunisation information for parents enrolling a child
Immunisation History Statements can be obtained from:
The Medicare logo and Australian Government crest must be present and identifiable to be considered a valid Immunisation History Statement. For example, if the Statement is on the second page of a letter from Medicare, both pages need to be presented to the service to conform enrolment.
Families who do not hold a Medicare card must call the AIR to request an Immunisation History Statement.
A translation and interpreting service is available by calling 131 450, Monday-Friday, 8.30am-4.45pm.