Links to useful internet resources

Asthma Australia

Asthma Australia is an association of all the Asthma Foundations throughout Australia. The Asthma Foundations exist to provide asthma education, information, research, community advocacy and support to people with asthma and their carers.

Asthma Foundation New Zealand

The Asthma Foundation New Zealand is a non-government, charitable organisation which is based in Wellington, with 15 affiliated Societies and Trusts throughout New Zealand that provide services to their communities. The Asthma Foundation is able to help you learn more about asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other respiratory conditions. The Foundation also administers a number of COPD Support Groups across the country to help you manage your COPD.

Australasian Sleep Association


The mission of the ASA is to lead, coordinate and enable the educational, research, and social activities of healthcare professionals in the sleep medicine field across Australia and New Zealand, with the purpose of promoting our vision of a society that recognises the importance of good sleep to health, public safety and quality of life.

Cystic Fibrosis Australia

Cystic Fibrosis Australia assists member organisations to achieve common objectives by developing national education programs and collecting and distributing information about Cystic Fibrosis (CF) at national and international levels. CF State/Territory organisations have a number of support programs available to assist to children and young adults with CF and their families.

Dust Diseases Authority (previously known as the Dust Diseases Board)

Workers' Compensation Dust Diseases Board of NSW. This Website has been developed to help users and their families better understand the role of the Dust Diseases Board and the compensation process.

Lung Foundation Australia

It is the only patient advocacy body in Australia that deals with all lung disease conditions, Lung Foundation Australia is a national first point-of-call for patients, their families, carers, health professionals and the community. TSANZ works cooperatively with Lung Foundation Australia on a range of research and clinical resource projects.

Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance is dedicated to sharing the most up to date information on asbestos and mesothelioma news. Here you can find a range of information on asbestos exposure as well as mesothelioma symptoms, the types of treatment that are expected, and preventative measures.

National Asthma Council Australia

The National Asthma Council Australia is a not-for-profit body serving the community by creating awareness and providing information about asthma.

Quit Smoking

Call the Quitline on 137 848 or go online to the Quitters Page which includes details of telephone help support, quit booklets and an on-line interactive Quit Coach.