Enrolment requirements in Victoria
By law, to finalise enrolment for your child in long day care, kindergarten, family day care or occasional care, you must provide the service with an Immunisation History Statement that shows your child is:
up to date with vaccinations for their age OR
up to date with a vaccine catch-up schedule OR
has a medical condition preventing them from being fully vaccinated.
It is important that children are fully vaccinated before they start childcare or kindergarten to:
Immunisation is a proven and safe way to be protected against diseases that cause serious illness and sometimes death.
help protect them from diseases that can be prevented by vaccination
help protect others who cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons from being exposed to these diseases.