Federal Election campaigning in Australia is underway and we need the Coalition and Labor to support the Men B vaccine so that it is FREE for all Australians on the National Immunisation Plan. This disease is only one of 10 diseases in the world that can kill within 24 hours if not treated  immediately. Those who survive can also end up with long lasting side effects or disability. Help us send a message to Canberra by signing our petition.

Meningitis Centre of Australia Inc is striving to eliminate meningitis in Australia by lobbying for vaccines and educating the community to be aware of the signs and symptoms. The Centre also provides support for families affected by the disease.

Meningitis is an inflammation of the fluid and membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord.

There are three main types of meningitis infection

  • Bacterial
  • Viral
  • Fungal/environmental




Latest News

24 May 2016
Price paid too high not to fund vaccines
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21 May 2016
Fiona Wood's world-first experiment to help brave Robbie
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4 Apr 2016
Far Northern parents unaware of Meningococcal B vaccine
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29 Mar 2016
Ferrari’s James Allison loses wife to meningitis
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