Once children reach their teenage years, it's easy to overlook their vaccination needs. The National Immunisation Program recommends some vaccinations for adolescents.
Immunity from some childhood vaccines can decrease over time, and a booster dose may be recommended during the adolescent years to maintain immunity. Also, as children move into adolescence and approach adulthood, some people are at greater risk of catching certain diseases.
If your child has not received all recommended vaccinations to date, catch-up doses may also be necessary.