Four COVID-19 vaccines are available in Australia: the Comirnaty (Pfizer), Spikevax (Moderna), Vaxzevria (AstraZeneca) and Nuvaxovid (Novavax) vaccines.

People aged 5 and over can access the Pfizer vaccine.

People aged 12 years and over can access the Moderna vaccine.

People aged 18 years and over can access the Novavax vaccine.

People can access the AstraZeneca vaccine if they are:

  • 60 years old and over
  • 18 to 59 years old and have chosen to have the AstraZeneca vaccine after discussing this with their health professional


  1. (2022, February). Getting the COVID-19 vaccination. Retrieved from healthdirect:

Updated 22 February 2022