This report has benefited from advice from a number of individuals with interest and expertise in immunisation, who participated on an Immunisation Report Advisory Committee. The Committee did not have a direct role in writing the report.
The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare would like to acknowledge:
- Dr Sarah Ahmed – Clinical Epidemiologist, Primary Health Tasmania
- Prof Ross Andrews – Global & Tropical Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research
- A/Prof Julia Brotherton – Medical Director, National HPV Vaccination Program Register
- Dr Alan Leeb – General Practitioner
- Dr Jeremy McAnulty – Director, Health Protection NSW
- Prof Peter McIntyre – Director, National Centre for Immunisation Research & Surveillance; Professor, Discipline of Child and Adolescent Health & School of Public Health, University of Sydney; Senior Staff Specialist, The Children’s Hospital, Westmead
- Mr Stephen Pellissier – Manager Immunisation, Health Protection Branch, Department of Health & Human Services Victoria
- Ms Debra Petrys – Consultant – Consumer advocacy
- Dr Vicky Sheppeard – Director, Communicable Diseases Branch, Health Protection NSW
- Dr Masha Somi – Assistant Secretary, Immunisation Branch, Office of Health Protection, Australian Government Department of Health
- Dr Rosalind Webby – Head of Immunisation, Centre for Disease Control, Department of Health, Northern Territory
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Suggested citation: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2017. Healthy Communities: Immunisation rates for children in 2015–16 (In Focus).
Cat. no. HPF 4. Canberra: AIHW.
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