COVID-19 Primary Care Vaccination Support Program

Providing equitable access to COVID-19 vaccinations across the state.

The Australian Government has extended funding for the Primary Care Vaccine Program for vulnerable populations in Western Australia.

With targeted activities aiming to support primary care vaccine administrators in providing equitable access to COVID-19 vaccinations for all Western Australians, with a focus on the vulnerable community members in their region.

Target areas include:

  • Kimberley: Derby – West Kimberley, Broome
  • Pilbara: Port Hedland
  • Midwest: Greater Geraldton
  • South West: Bunbury, Murray, Collie
  • Great Southern: Albany
  • Metro: Armadale, Gosnells, Wanneroo, Swan, Stirling
COVID-19 Initiatives

WA Primary Health Alliance has the following funding opportunities available for COVID-19 initiatives through to December 2024 subject to available funding. These targeted initiatives aim to increase access to COVID-19 vaccination among vulnerable populations who cannot access or have difficulty accessing the vaccine through existing mechanisms.

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Initiative 1: COVID- 19 Vaccination home visits and pop-up clinics.

Open to: All immunisers working in primary health care and general practices.

Eligibility: Vulnerable people who have difficulty accessing COVID-19 vaccinations

To apply to be part of the COVID-19 Vaccination Primary Care Support Program, the following conditions apply:

  • Must be a COVID-19 vaccinating site – or willing to apply to administer.
  • Site must assist with community involvement.
  • Commitment to reporting requirements.
Initiative 2: COVID-19 non-Medicare card holder vaccination

Open to: Vaccinations administered by GPs, nurse practitioners and authorised nurse immunisers (subject to program approval)

Eligibility: Non – Medicare card holders requiring a COVID-19 vaccination.

To make a claim, complete the survey.

The Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care is funding WA Primary Health Alliance to reimburse general practices to support non-Medicare patients being vaccinated against COVID- 19.

Practices can be reimbursed to rebate value of the relevant MBS item number and reimbursement can be backdated to July 2023.

For further information on our COVID–19 Vaccination Support program, please visit our COVID-19 Vaccination & Resources page.


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