Information on Pfizer and AtraZeneca Vaccines

March 7, 2021

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has approved two vaccines for use in Australia:

  • Pfizer / BioNTech vaccine
  • Oxford / Astrazeneca vaccine

The Victorian Government released an information sheet on these vaccines on 5 March 2021.

Click here for a pdf of the Information about COVID-19 AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccines.


Summary Message from Information Sheet

Both the AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccines are safe, both are very effective at preventing illness and the need for hospitalisation from COVID-19, and both are showing evidence of being able to prevent transmission of COVID-19.


The full content of the Information Sheet can also be accessed in the Resources and Evidence Section of the Vaccination Hub site, under the heading of ‘Vaccines Used in Australia‘.