Get the vaccine
State health departments have begun vaccinating communities most at risk. Supply of the vaccine, where you live, and other factors may dictate how early you can access the vaccine.
Please try to be patient with clincis and their staff as they are working as quickly as possible to get the vaccine to you.
Below is a map of where we know vaccines are being rolled out
Pop Up Vaccine Clinic!
MPX Pride Pop-up clinic this weekend!
A dedicated pop-up clinic will open this weekend in Melbourne offering a safe space eligible LGBTIQ+ community members to get a MPX (Monkeypox) vaccine.
Come visit the Victorian Pride Centre between 10am-4pm this Saturday 10 or Sunday 11 September to get the jab! No appointments can be made as it is walk-ins only.
Find out more about MPX, and eligibility criteria for the vaccine at: https://thorneharbour.org/monkeypox/
updates provided by clinics
Metro Victoria [Updated 8/9/22]
Thorne Harbour Health: [Updated 18/8/22] Thorne Harbour's Centre Clinic and PRONTO! are working through their expression of interest form - so put your name down to be contacted when a spot becomes available. A Pop up clinic is running Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 September 10am-4pm at the Victorian Pride Centre
Melbourne Sexual Health Centre: [Updated 8/9/22] 'Our initial allocation of the monkeypox vaccine has finished. Further supply is expected later this year. Read more about their vaccination rollout here.
Northside Clinic: [Updated 8/9/22] All of Northside Clinic's vaccine appointments are full, and stock has likely been exhausted. The clinic has advised to keep an eye on HotDoc for future availability and not to call the clinic. Northside will only see existing patients, and offer the vaccine to eligible patients at regular appointments. See their website update 8/8/22
Collins Street Medical Centre: [Updated 8/9/22] Dr George Forgan Smith will have more appointments when more vaccine arrives. Dr. George's team will be bulk billing ALL vaccine appointments. Dr. George Forgan-Smith has a pre-vaccination consent video you can watch here
Prahran Market Clinic: [Updated 23/8/22] PMC We currently have no vaccine available and are awaiting further stock. We will update this website when received. PMC currently has no wait list, please register your interest via the Thorne Harbour expression of interest form
Regional Victoria [Updated 23/8/22]
We understand that regional Victoria has incredibly low supply of vaccine, with some sites quoting 10 doses in total. Regional victorians are advised to email their local Public Health unit - however, we understand many are simply being referred back to Melbouren based clinics. If you live regionally and need support, please reach out to us.
Ovens Murray email@example.com
Barwon South West firstname.lastname@example.org
Gippsland/La Trobe email@example.com
Goulburn Valley firstname.lastname@example.org
Loddon Mallee email@example.com (site is likely to run out of Bendigo Health Infectious Diseases @ Bendigo Hospital)
South Australia [Updated 23/8/22]
Updated You can register your interest via ShineSA
If you have been exposed to Monkeypox - urgently contact SHINE SA (08 7099 5320) or Adelaide Sexual Health Centre (08 7117 2800) during working hours
New South Wales [Updated 8/9/22]
An initial supply of JYNNEOS received in NSW in August has been used. Up to 30,000 more doses are expected at the end of September and 70,000 doses in early 2023. To register, follow the link to NSW Health below. If eligible, you will be contacted by NSW Health as more vaccine arrives in NSW in September 2022 and early 2023.
Register your interest for the MPXV vaccine via NSW Health
Queensland [Updated 8/9/22]
Queenslad have received an allocation of ~300 doses of the vaccine which we believe have been reserved for people who are close contacts of MPX cases at this stage.
If you have been exposed to Monkeypox - call your GP or local sexual health clinic to organise a phone or telehealth consultation. You can also call 13 Health (13 43 25 84) for further information.
State by State
From Monday 8 Aug
Priority given to gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men who:
- have had an STI in the past 12 months
- are headed overseas soon
- attending sex on site venues
- experiencing homelessness, psych illness
- drug use
From Monday 8 Aug
Priority groups for the initial phase of the vaccine rollout include;
- gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM)
- those who would be particularly vulnerable should MPXV become locally endemic,
- MSM who are homeless; sex workers; and high-risk people planning to travel overseas with known MPXV outbreaks
Rollout possibly on or after 15 August
vaccination for prevention of monkeypox for:
all male sex workers with clients who identify as gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (GBMSM).
staff and clients of sex on premises venues;
other sexually active GBMSM on assessment and recommendation from accredited HIV S100 Prescribers or publicly funded sexual health clinics.
If you are eligible, you can enquire about accessing vaccination at the following locations:
Adelaide Sexual Health Centre, 137 East Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000, (08) 7117 2800;
SHINE SA, 57 Hyde St, Adelaide SA 5000, (08) 8300 5300.
Rollout details TBC
Rollout details TBC
"As more vaccines become available, they will be offered to other priority groups. Widespread vaccination is not currently recommended due to the low risk of infection for the general population. Further updates will be provided as soon as information is available." via Healthy WA
You can call the M Clinic’s HIV/STI Info Line on 1300 565 257 for more information between:
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday: 1:30pm – 8pm
Tuesday: 10am -4:30pm
Friday: 10am – 3pm
You can also call SHQ’s Sexual Health Helpline from 9:30am – 3:30pm Monday to Friday on:
Metro callers: 9227 6178
Country callers: 1800 198 205
Vaccination with the smallpox vaccine can be used before or after exposure to monkeypox. Vaccination may prevent monkeypox or result in milder disease.
The Tasmanian Department of Health will have access to the newer smallpox vaccine to help protect those most at risk. This third-generation vaccine, known as JYNNEOS®, will be available in limited supply in late 2022. It is expected that greater supply will be available from 2023. The initial roll-out with this limited supply is being coordinated through the Tasmanian Health Service and will focus on any high-risk close contacts of cases and those most-at risk. The vaccine will available be free of charge.
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