Get asthma answers
Welcome, we’re glad you’re here.
Asthma is a tricky condition that can have serious impacts on your life. It can feel like you have no control.
We can help you breathe easier by helping you learn more about asthma like:
- what sets it off (triggers),
- how best to manage it and
- how to tell others about it
Please note: our 1800 ASTHMA service is only available for people residing in Australia
Book a call with an Asthma Educator – Select a day:
We talk about lots of different things on calls…
- Asthma in children
- How to care for someone with asthma
- What to do after you have been to hospital for your asthma
- Hay fever/allergic rhinitis and your asthma
- Severe asthma
- Colds and flu and your asthma
- What to ask your pharmacist or doctor
- Asthma and pregnancy
- Asthma and smoking
- Australian best-practice asthma management
- Asthma diagnosis
- Asthma medicines and how to use them
- Asthma devices and how to use them
- Asthma Action Plans
- Asthma First Aid
- Triggers and what sets off your asthma
- Asthma symptoms
More about our support service
Live freely with asthma by talking to our Asthma Educators. We are trained to assist you in better understanding asthma in a way that’s both helpful and easy to understand. We use Australian best-practice asthma management and evidence-based information. Understanding asthma is the first step in learning how to manage it. 1800 ASTHMA(1800 278 462) is a no-charge service open Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm AEST (QLD time). You can get in touch with us through phone, email or by booking in a call-back.
1. Book a call with an Asthma Educator at a time convenient to you using the form above
2. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Call 1800 ASTHMA (1800 278 462) and PRESS 1 to talk to our Asthma Educators
Do you need an Interpreter or National Relay Service?
Asthma Australia welcomes calls through the National Relay Service. If you are deaf, have a hearing impairment and/or have a speech impairment you can choose your access option information here and provide our phone number 1800 278 462 when asked by the Relay Officer. For more information, visit the NRS website communications.gov.au/accesshub/nrs to choose your preferred access point or call the NRS Helpdesk on 1800 555 660. If English is not your first language, you can still call the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) on 131 450 and ask them to telephone the Asthma Australia on 1800 278 462.
We would like to acknowledge the support from the Australian Government Department of Health, and State Government departments of NSW Health, Queensland Health, ACT Health and Tasmanian Department of Health.