Media Releases

Be prepared for thunderstorm asthma

6 Sep 2017

The National Asthma Council today launched a suite of resources on thunderstorm asthma to prepare healthcare professionals.


Thunderstorm asthma resource centre

6 Sep 2017

One stop shop for health professionals, a resource centre with the latest papers and charts to help you treat your patients.

Upcoming Events

Thunderstorm asthma workshops

31 Aug 2017

Workshops on thunderstorm asthma for GPs, practice nurses and pharmacists are being held across Victoria hosted by PHNs.

Media Releases

Kristine Whorlow AM retires as CEO of National Asthma Council

26 Jul 2017

Our Chairman announces retirement of the Council's inaugural CEO, Kristine Whorlow AM, at the end of July 2017


Thunderstorm Asthma News for Health Professionals

19 Jul 2017

Find out about upcoming thunderstorm asthma workshops and new educational resources and webinars for health professionals.

Media Releases

Asthma warning issued as winter sets in - GPs be prepared

11 Jul 2017

GPs be prepared - we are urging Australians with asthma to see their GP as the winter cold and flu season kicks in

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Winter’s here and so is asthma - pharmacists urged to check patients

11 Jul 2017

With the cold and flu season kicking in, we are reminding pharmacists to check that their patients are winter asthma ready.

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Asthma warning issued as winter sets in

11 Jul 2017

We are warning Australians with asthma to act as the winter cold and flu season kicks in to avoid becoming a statistic.

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What's lurking in your home?

26 Jun 2017

Could a healthier home help your family breathe easier? A new video series shows how to tackle hidden triggers in your home

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Do your patients know how to manage an asthma emergency?

1 May 2017

On World Asthma Day (May 2) we are asking health professionals to check whether their patients know asthma first aid.