Links to further information and resources relating to asthma care, education and support:
Your local Asthma Foundation for education and support. The Foundations have qualified asthma educators available and offer a free ‘Asthma Assist’ program that they invite you to register for from their website.
The Asthma Foundation of SA stock our bags, if you would like to support the important work of the asthma foundations in Australia, please visit their store to purchase our products.
Asthma Australia comprises of the Asthma Foundations of each state and territory. As well as working locally in communities, the Foundations are committed to working together as a national team. They provide information, education, training, advocacy and promote research. Visit an Asthma Foundation in your state or territory for asthma facts, community events, news, and education information.
The Department of Health – Australia
The National Asthma Council Australia (NAC) is a not-for-profit organisation. The National Asthma Council’s network of leading GPs, respiratory physicians, allergists, pharmacists, asthma educators and consumer advocates has built a rich store of collaborative resources. The wide range of information, brochures, papers, programs and other resources provides the latest information on asthma to people with asthma and their carers. It is a collaboration of four member bodies:
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia
Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA)
Used by primary care health professionals: Australia’s National Guidelines for Asthma Management a publication by the National Asthma Council Australia, Australian Asthma Handbook.
ASCIA is the peak professional body of clinical immunology and allergy in Australia and New Zealand. The mission of ASCIA is to advance the science and practice of clinical immunology and allergy, by promoting education and the highest standard of ethical medical practice.
ASCIA – Australasian Society of Immunology and Allergy
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