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Osteoporosis Australia

Osteoporosis Australia is a national not-for-profit organisation responsible for providing osteoporosis information and services to the community and health professionals.

Osteoporosis Australia aims to improve awareness about the disease in the Australian community and reduce fractures.

Osteoporosis Australia focuses on the following key objectives:

  • increase awareness throughout Australia and promote better management of osteoporosis
  • encourage prevention
  • improve GP and other health professionals understanding of osteoporosis
  • act as an effective lobby voice in Federal Government
  • fund bone related research

For support call the national toll-free helpline

(Mon - Fri 10:00am to 4:00 pm except Public Holidays)

  • Ph: 1800 242 141

To assess your bone health and risk of fracture take the Know Your Bones self-assessment

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This information was originally published on healthdirect - Osteoporosis Australia.

Last reviewed: September 2018

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