FAQs: COVID-19 Vaccination

The COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective, and free, and remain the best way to protect yourself from serious illness.

Follow these links to learn all about the COVID-19 vaccines, exactly what’s really in the COVID-19 vaccines, advice on the COVID-19 vaccine and pregnancy, and what to do if you you have needle anxiety and proven tips to help.

The relevant articles have been updated to include information about the Moderna (Spikevax) vaccine.

Find your nearest vaccination location or make a booking: www.health.qld.gov.au/vaccinelocations

Walk-in and get the jab

From 29 September 2021, all Queensland Health vaccination clinics are accepting walk-ins. Those with booked appointments should still attend as scheduled.

Queensland Health has reviewed the accessibility of state run vaccination clinics to assist vaccine access. Below is a list of sites within Southeast Queensland that are recommended locations for people with accessibility challenges, particularly relating to mobility.

  • Cairns and Hinterland: Cairns Convention Centre
  • Darling Downs: Clifford Gardens Community Clinic
  • Gold Coast: Broadbeach Community Clinic
  • Metro North: Boondall Entertainment Centre, Pinkenba
  • Metro South: Capalaba Place, Logan Entertainment Centre, Mt Warren Park, South Bank Vaccination Location
  • Sunshine Coast: Caloundra Indoor Stadium

In addition to state run clinics, vaccination can be accessed through GPs, Aboriginal Controlled Community Health Centres, pharmacies and pop up community vaccination hubs. In some cases, GPs and pharmacy may be able to arrange a home visit. More information available here.