No Jab No Play

  The Victorian state Government’s recently proposed ‘No Jab, No Play’ legislation will be effective from the 1st of January 2016. The aim of these changes is to improve vaccination rates and reduce the spread of vaccine preventable diseases. It … Continued

BCG vaccine availability

Note: there is currently a worldwide shortage of BCG vaccine. The current Australian supply ends December 31st 2015 and at this stage there is no replacement BCG vaccine available. To make a BCG clinic appointment before 2016, please see the … Continued

Melbourne University

Welcome to MVEC

The Melbourne Vaccine Education Centre (MVEC) is a new web-based initiative, providing up-to-date immunisation information for healthcare professionals, parents and the public.

It is a collaboration between The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) and its Melbourne Children’s campus partners (Murdoch Children's Research Institute and The University of Melbourne) and Monash Health.

MVEC aims to address common queries around vaccines and to promote the benefits of immunisation for both children and adults.