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It’s not too late to fight winter flu – especially if you have asthma

13 Jun 2024

​The winter flu season has yet to peak Australians with asthma & allergies are encouraged to be up to date with vaccinations

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Enviro Asthma World Leaf

Greener inhaler choices - better for patients and the planet

4 Jun 2024

New information to help health professionals make choices that could reduce asthma symptoms and help the environment.

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On World Asthma Day it’s time to check your inhaler technique

7 May 2024

The NAC has released two new how-to videos demonstrating correct technique for using inhalers and spacers.

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2024 Asthma and Airways Career Development Fellowship

15 Apr 2024

A/Prof Rachel Peters has been announced as the recipient of the 2024 Asthma and Airways Career Development Fellowship.

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New resource to help asthma patients gain a good night’s sleep

8 Mar 2024

A new health professional resource on treating patients who present with poor asthma control and sleep disturbances.

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Kids still battling winter viruses before start to school year

16 Jan 2024

It is critical for parents of children with asthma to schedule a check up with their GP before they start back at school.

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Professor Sheryl Van Nunen Nac Spokesperson

New Board Director at National Asthma Council Australia

11 Dec 2023

The NAC has announced the appointment of a new Director to its board, Professor Sheryl van Nunen, OAM FRSN.

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Don’t let Christmas tree syndrome ruin your festivities

4 Dec 2023

Christmas tree syndrome is an allergic reaction to real or artificial trees that can potentially cause serious asthma attacks

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Final Nac Asthma Mortality Infographic

Asthma deaths on the rise again, but could be avoided

29 Nov 2023

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data released today by the NAC show that asthma deaths increased by 30% in one year.

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Plan ahead to keep safe from thunderstorm asthma

11 Oct 2023

A joint media release by the Department of Health, National Asthma Council, Bureau of Meteorology and Melbourne Pollen.