Salbutamol shortage update

7 Dec 2023

Supply shortage of salbutamol anticipated from November 2023 to August 2024.

Media Releases
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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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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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Vale Valerie Constable FPS

14 Nov 2023

Vale Valerie Constable FPS | Val was one of the founding directors of the National Asthma Council Australia (NAC)

Melbourne Pollen Blog Post 3 November 2023 Red Zone Maps

Extreme grass pollen level forecast across Victoria

3 Nov 2023

Extreme grass pollen level is forecast across northern Victoria today and statewide by Monday.

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Supporting the Global Allergy & Airways Patient Platform for World Lung Day

23 Oct 2023

Watch the GAAPP's video featuring 11 global patient advocates discussing the challenges and solutions to lung health.

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The role of the medical professional in the diagnosis of work-related asthma and holistic patient care

17 Oct 2023

October is National Safe Work Month. An article by the National Asthma Council and Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.


New normal supply of SABA

13 Oct 2023

Amendments to the Schedule 3 entry for salbutamol during COVID-19 have been rolled back.

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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.

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World Pharmacists Day 2023

25 Sep 2023

​World Pharmacists Day is on Monday 25 September. This year's theme is 'Pharmacy strengthening health systems'.