Australian Immunisation Register v1.0

The Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) captures vaccinations given to people of all ages in Australia through general practice and community clinics.

This includes vaccines funded under the National Immunisation Program and privately funded vaccinations. The AIR is administered by Services Australia. Since 30 September 2016 the AIR has become the successor of the previous Australian Childhood Immunisation Register (ACIR), which only covered vaccinations given to children.

This is the first release of the AIR end product, providing specifications of the Australian Immunisation Register document type.

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This is the first release of the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) end product, providing specifications of the Australian Immunisation Register document type.

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This document summarises the conformance requirements for producing systems and consuming systems of Australian Immunisation Register documents that connect to the My Health Record system.

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The template package library provides validation rules for Australian Immunisation Register documents to identify points of non-conformance to the relevant specifications.

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This specification describes a logical data model for Australian Immunisation Register documents that are uploaded to the individual's My Health Record.

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This document specifies how Australian Immunisation Register documents need to be represented in CDA format.

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