Queensland Health Child and Adolescent Dental Health Services
Public dental care for children may be provided on-site at schools through fixed or mobile dental clinics or at larger community dental clinics by teams including dentists, oral health therapists, dental therapists and dental assistants.
For details regarding eligibility, the services provided and their locations, refer to
public dental services.
Queensland Health School Immunisation Program
Queensland Health offers a free school-based immunisation program to provide parents with the opportunity to have their children vaccinated against certain diseases. The program is offered to children of secondary school age in state and non-state schools.
In February 2023, the National Immunisation Program changed the recommended dose of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine for Year 7 students from 2 doses to 1 dose, using the same vaccine. For further details, refer to Queensland Health's:
For further details, visit Queensland Health's
School Immunisation Program website.
Queensland Health's Primary School Health Nurse Readiness Program – Vision Screening
Queensland Health offers a free vision screening program to all prep-aged students to assist with school readiness and to detect vision issues which may impact student learning.
Queensland Health is inviting all state schools with a prep year to participate in the vision screening program.
Parental consent for a child to partake in the screening is required.
For further details, visit the
Children's Health Queensland website.