Better HPV protection is going to cost

People who have already completed the quadrivalent vaccine course will need a $150/dose private script for extra protection
HPV virus

Young people already vaccinated with quadrivalent Gardasil may not be eligible for a free catch-up against additional strains when the nine-valent HPV vaccine is introduced to the schedule next year.

The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) is recommending that the National Immunisation Program switch to a two-dose schedule of the Gardasil 9 vaccine.