The National Asthma Council Australia is a not-for-profit organisation working to improve health outcomes and quality of life for people with asthma.
The Council produces the national treatment guidelines for asthma, the Australian Asthma Handbook, written for primary care.
Launched in 1990, the Council was formed to lead a national effort to combat the alarming number of deaths from asthma in the 1980s. Since its formation, this figure has fallen dramatically with improved management of asthma by health professionals and by people with asthma and their carers.
The National Asthma Council Australia focuses on education for primary care health professionals and the provision of resources for people with asthma and health professionals. Click here to visit their web site.