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National Asthma Council Australia

The National Asthma Council Australia (NAC) is a not-for-profit organisation working to improve health outcomes and quality of life for people with asthma.

As the trusted authority leading the attack against asthma, the NAC sets and disseminates the standards of care through our responsive and evidence-based asthma guidelines, practice tools and resources and renowned education program.

The NAC actively works to assess and address the impacts of asthma through advocacy and collaboration with policy makers, stakeholders and Australian and international asthma and lung health organisations.

Through its Sensitive Choice program, the NAC provides the public with essential information about asthma and allergy management and empowers consumers to identify asthma and allergy-aware products and services.

The National Asthma Council Australia is a collaboration of four member bodies:

  • Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy
  • Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association
  • The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia
  • The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

Vision and Mission

As the nation’s trusted authority in asthma management and care, the NAC are leading the attack against asthma to improve Australia’s capabilities in helping people with asthma to breathe well.

How the National Asthma Council Australia can help

  • provide relevant and accurate guidelines and advice
  • shape policy and practice as the responsive and trusted independent asthma authority
  • partner to address inequalities in asthma outcomes
  • cultivate an engaged and active network of contributors
  • maintain sound governance, culture and finances

Information / help lines

Email: nac@nationalasthma.org.au

Programs, apps and tools

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This information was originally published on healthdirect - National Asthma Council Australia.

Last reviewed: June 2020

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