As of 18 January 2020, the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) has changed how new vaccination providers access the AIR site. Authentication Files will no longer be issued and providers need to use Provider Digital Access (PRODA) (which uses a username and password) to login.
During the registration process, new vaccination providers receive two welcome letters.
- One letter contains the new AIR vaccination provider number
- The second letter contains a unique AIR linking code which is required as part of the PRODA registration process. This will link the account to Health Professionals Online Services (HPOS) which allows access to the AIR secure site.
These letters are sent separately for security purposes and it’s important that providers keep these letters to enable reference to the provide number and linking code.
These changes only apply to new AIR vaccination providers. Existing vaccination providers using Authentication File to log on to the AIR site are encouraged to transition to PRODA now before the Authentication File method of access is ceased on 30 June 2020.
For instructions on how to register for a PRODA account and link it to the AIR, visit the Services Australia