Vax-O-Meter #VaxTheIllawarra

Data Source: NSW Ministry of Health

101% Fully Vaccinated

Unlocking Life After Lockdown

Congratulations from #VaxtheIllawarra to our ambassadors and now Wollongong Australia Day Award recipients:

All made massive contributions to our community campaign and continue to do great things for their local community.

Vaccination is the only way to beat the COVID nightmare and the Illawarra and Shoalhaven can be proud of reaching our 80% fully vaccinated target. Not all sections of our community are there just yet and we believe we’re not 80% until we’re all 80%.

So, let’s continue to rally, get every eligible person to roll up their sleeves and let’s #vaxtheillawarra 

To support this initiative, like 80% Illawarra on Facebook, follow @vaxtheillawarra on Instagram and use #VaxTheIllawarra across social.

Ready to get vaxed? Find a vaccine or GP near you.


Hear from our Local Heroes


As a #VaxTheIllawarra partner, you will support the local heroes, champions and legends who have kept our community safe in this ongoing pandemic.

Your contribution will empower this significant campaign for the Illawarra and will deliver positive outcomes directly to our community.

Join us on the journey to #VaxTheIllawarra.

Vaccine Legend

Vaccine Hero

Vaccine Champion

Media Partners

"Big Fat Smile knows the best defence mechanism for children in communities is to vaccinate the adults around them. There is no vaccine for children. Protect Children. Let’s #vaxtheillawarra!"


Charity Partner

#VaxTheIllawarra is proud to operate alongside our Charity Partner, the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute (IHMRI).

Established in 2008, IHMRI is at the forefront of independent research into health, disease, and illness in the Illawarra - fuelling ground-breaking medical research, advancing treatments, and improving health care services right here in the Illawarra.

Net proceeds from the #VaxTheIllawarra initiative will support IHMRI’s vital work in our community in the area of mental health.

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