Coronavirus vaccine now available to all Australians aged 70 or over via GP Clinics
Online bookings are now being taken for Phase 1B of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, with appointments available from next Monday.
All Australians aged 70 and over can now make a booking for a vaccine with one of 1,000 GPs
People can see which GPs are participating on the government's website
The rollout is expected to expand to 4,000 sites when doses of AstraZeneca commence local manufacture in April
Phase 1B will include anyone 70 years or over, along with more healthcare and frontline workers, and people with particular medical conditions.
Roughly 1,000 GP clinics will be able to start vaccinations from Monday, and the government says that figure will climb to 4,000 by the end of April.
Health Minister Greg Hunt said about 200,000 people had been vaccinated so far, but the program would now accelerate.
"This staged scale up will align with the supply of the locally produced AstraZeneca vaccine, and as more vaccine becomes available more services will come online," he said.
People are required to step through the checker before they are given an option to see participating GPs.
However, many GPs listed on the site offer only the option for phone bookings.
Under the government's vaccine rollout, 678,000 people are to receive vaccinations in Phase 1A.
This group includes border, quarantine, health and aged care workers, and aged care residents.
Phase 1B — the second group for which bookings can be made now — includes Australians 70 or over, Indigenous Australians 55 or over and younger Australians with underlying medical conditions.
The latter group totals more than 6 million people.
The government intends all Australians to be offered an initial vaccine dose by the end of October.
Clinics in our region appear below: (In order of post code)
Telegraph Road Clinic Bracken Ridge QLD 4017
Sandgate Doctors Sandgate 4017 QLD 4017
SmartClinics Taigum Taigum QLD 4018
Fitzgibbon Family Practice Fitzgibbon QLD 4018
Clontarf Bridge Medical Centre Clontarf QLD 4019
Woody Point Medical Centre Woody Point QLD 4019
Beach Medical Clinic Margate QLD 4019
Redcliffe Parade Family Medical Practice REDCLIFFE QLD 4020
Moreton Bay Medical Centre Kippa Ring QLD 4021
Redcliffe Peninsular 7 Day Medical Centre Kippa Ring QLD 4021
Medicross Rothwell Rothwell QLD 4022
Bray Park Medical Practice Bray Park QLD 4500
Warner Health Warner QLD 4500
Warner Family Medical Practice Warner QLD 4500
Gympie Road Medical Centre Lawnton. QLD 4501
Castle Hill Medical Centre Murrumba Downs QLD 4503
Murrumba Downs Medical & Dental Centre Murrumba Downs QLD 4503
Family Practice at Kallangur Kallangur QLD 4503
Burpengary Doctors Burpengary QLD 4505
Morayfield 7 Day Medical Centre Morayfield QLD 4506
Morayfield Road Medical and Dental Centre Morayfield QLD 4506
Bribie Doctors Bongaree QLD 4507
Bribie Doctors Surfside Woorim QLD 4507
Welsby Parade Medical Centre Bongaree QLD 4507
Smart clinics Deception Bay Deception Bay QLD 4508
Bertha Street Medical and Dental Centre Caboolture QLD 4510
UMC CABOOLTURE Caboolture QLD 4510
Beachmere Medical Centre Beachmere QLD 4510
Caboolture Super Clinic Caboolture QLD 4510
Ningi Doctors Ningi QLD 4511
Woodford Family Medical Centre Woodford QLD 4514
Kilcoy Medical Centre Kilcoy QLD 4515
Beerwah Surgery Beerwah QLD 4519
Golden Beach Medical Centre Golden Beach QLD 4551
Healthy Family Clinic Little Mountain QLD 4551
Currimundi Family Doctors Currimundi QLD 4551
Little Mountain Medical Little Mountain QLD 4551
Better Health on Buderim Buderim QLD 4556
Chancellor Park Family Medical Practice Sippy Downs QLD 4556
Eckersley Medical Centre Buderim QLD 4556
Ochre Medical Centre Sippy Downs Sippy Downs QLD 4556
Mooloolaba Family Medicine Mooloolaba QLD 4557
Mooloolaba Family Clinic Mooloolaba QLD 4557
Medicine on Second Maroochydore QLD 4558
Ann St Family Medicine Nambour QLD 4560
Nambour Clinic Family Medicine Nambour QLD 4560
Bli Bli Clinic Bli Bli QLD 4560
Nambour Medical Centre Nambour QLD 4560
Yandina Medical Clinic Yandina QLD 4561
Tewantin Medical Centre Tewantin QLD 4565
Doctors at Goldfields Plaza Gympie QLD 4570