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People with disability, including care facility residents

People with disability, their carers, and people working in the disability sector are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Some people with disability are at greater risk of becoming very sick if they catch COVID-19, so getting vaccinated is very important.

The following information provides guidance on how to make a booking for a COVID-19 vaccination.

Accessibility at Vaccination locations

We appreciate that access to vaccination locations is very important, some vaccination locations have greater mobility access. The list below provides locations across the state that are preferred centres for people requiring specific mobility access.

If you cannot attend a vaccination location or require specific support to get your vaccination please call 134 COVID (13 42 68).

Location

Opening hours
*hours may vary

Walk-in availability

Boondall Vaccination Location - Pfizer only clinic

Brisbane Entertainment Centre, 1 Melaleuca Drive, Boondall

Monday — Sunday 8.30am—5.50pm

Accepting all persons aged 12 and over as a walk-in during operating hours. Must present at least one hour before clinic closing and is limited by supply availability.

Broadbeach Community Clinic - Pfizer and AZ clinic

2684-2690 Gold Coast Highway, Broadbeach

Monday — Sunday 7.30am—8.15pm

Accepting all persons aged 12 and over as a walk-in during operating hours. Must present at least one hour before clinic closing and is limited by supply availability.

Cairns Convention Centre

CNR Wharf and Sheridan Street, Cairns City

Monday — Wednesday 8am—3.30pm

Thursday 8am—7.30pm

Friday — Sunday 8am—3.30pm

Accepting all persons aged 12 and over as a walk-in during operating hours. Must present at least one hour before clinic closing and is limited by supply availability.

Caloundra Indoor Sports Stadium - Pfizer only

North Street, Golden Beach

Monday — Sunday 9am—4.30pm

Accepting all persons aged 12 and over as a walk-in . Walk ins available every day between 9.15am and 3.30pm

Capalaba Place Hall - Pfizer and AZ clinic

16-20 Noeleen St, Capalaba

Monday — Tuesday 9am—4.30pm

Wednesday — Thursday 9am—6.30pm

Friday — Sunday 9am—4.30pm

Accepting all persons aged 12 and over as a walk-in during operating hours. Must present at least one hour before clinic closing and is limited by supply availability.

Coomera Vaccination Centre Pfizer only clinic

129 Foxwell Rd, Coomera

Monday — Sunday 8.30am—4pm

Accepting all persons aged 12 and over as a walk-in during operating hours.

John Flynn Vaccination Centre Pfizer only clinic

42 Inland Dr, Tugun

Monday — Sunday 8.30am—4pm

Accepting all persons aged 12 and over as a walk-in during operating hours. Must present at least one hour before clinic closing and is limited by supply availability.

Logan Entertainment Centre - Pfizer and AZ clinic

170 Wembley Rd, Logan Central

Monday — Sunday 9am—4.30pm

Accepting all persons aged 12 and over as a walk-in during operating hours. Present at least one hour before clinic closing.

Mount Warren Park Community Based Vaccination Location - Pfizer and AZ clinic

2 Milne St, Mount Warren Park

Wednesday — Thursday 9am—6.30pm

Friday — Sunday 9am—4.30pm

Accepting all persons aged 12 and over as a walk-in during operating hours. Present at least one hour before clinic closing.

Pinkenba Vaccination Location - Pfizer only clinic

0, 1 Cruise Terminal Drive, Pinkenba

Monday — Friday 8.30am—3.50pm

Accepting all persons aged 12 and over as a walk-in during operating hours. Must present at least one hour before clinic closing and is limited by supply availability.

South Bank Vaccination Location - Pfizer only clinic

Hall 4, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Corner of Melbourne and Merivale Streets, South Brisbane

Monday — Sunday 7.30am—6.30pm

Accepting all persons aged 12 and over as a walk-in during operating hours. Present at least one hour before clinic closing.

Toowoomba COVID Vaccination Centre - Pfizer only clinic

Clifford Garden Shopping centre, Cnr James Street and Anzac Avenue, Toowoomba

Monday — Sunday 8.30am—4pm

Accepting all persons aged 12 and over as a walk-in during operating hours. Must present at least one hour before clinic closing and is limited by supply availability.

How to book: People with disability

All people aged 12 and over can receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Find your nearest location using the Vaccine clinic finder.

How to book your vaccination

  1. Click the link Register your Interest and enter your personal details.
  2. Select the cohort titled ‘Persons 12 and over with an underlying medical condition, including people with a disability
    It is not mandatory to enter your Medicare number or a registration code.
  3. You will be sent an email confirming your registration.
  4. Wait for an email inviting you to book. The email is not immediate and may take hours or days, depending on how busy the vaccine clinic is. The email will contain instructions on how to book an appointment at a location that suits you.

How to book: Disability workforce

The Queensland Government is providing the Pfizer (Comirnaty) COVID-19 vaccine to all Phase 1a and 1b frontline workers in Queensland regardless of age. This includes:

  • disability care workers
  • any other person working in a disability care facility, including kitchen, cleaning, laundry, garden and office
  • workers of centre-based, in-home and community care.

How to book your vaccination

  1. Click the link Register your Interest and enter your personal details.
  2. Select the cohort titled ‘Disability Worker’
    It is not mandatory to enter your Medicare number or a registration code.
  3. You will be sent an email confirming your registration.
  4. Wait for an email inviting you to book. The email is not immediate and may take hours or days, depending on how busy the vaccine clinic is. The email will contain instructions on how to book an appointment at a location that suits you.

How to book: Carers of NDIS participants

You can make a booking for a COVID-19 vaccine if you are aged 16 years or over and are a carer for an NDIS participant of any age. More information is available on the Australian Government’s Vaccine clinic finder.

How to book your vaccination

  1. Step 1: Click the link Register your Interest and enter your personal details.
  2. Step 2: Select the cohort titled ‘Other healthcare workers, including carers and support volunteers’
    It is not mandatory to enter your Medicare number or a registration code.
  3. You will be sent an email confirming your registration.
  4. Wait for an email inviting you to book. The email is not immediate and may take hours or days, depending on how busy the vaccine clinic is. The email will contain instructions on how to book an appointment at a location that suits you.

Other ways to receive a COVID-19 vaccine

Disability Care Facilities

People living and working in shared disability accommodation can be vaccinated on-site when the Commonwealth vaccination provider schedules an in-reach visit. Accommodation services will be contacted to determine if a site visit is necessary. Some employers have preferred for staff to be vaccinated separately.

GPs

You can make a booking with a General Practitioner by accessing the Vaccine clinic finder.

Community Pharmacies

You can make a booking at selected community pharmacies by accessing the Vaccine clinic finder. Currently community pharmacies offer the Moderna (Spikevax) vaccine to people aged 12 and over, and the AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria) vaccine for people aged over 60.

Other clinics, including Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services

Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services and other community-based clinics can also be located via the Vaccine clinic finder.

Some Queensland Health vaccination locations, including community-based vaccination locations offer walk-in services. People with a booking will be given priority and waiting periods may apply.

You can also call 134 COVID (13 42 68) 24 hours, 7 days a week for:

  • information on the vaccine
  • assistance with vaccination bookings or appointment enquiries
  • for help understanding this information or to ask for an interpreter – it is free.

Further COVID-19 vaccination resources to specifically support people with disability can be found on the Commonwealth Department of Health website.