Asthma Australia in the Media

Asthma Australia in the Media

Below are articles where Asthma Australia has been featured.

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Date News Channel Article Title
15th January Bundaberg Today Asthma flares after summer
11th January Woman’s Day Asthma Alert
7th January Starts at 60 Last year was bad news for asthma sufferers and they need to prepare for 2021
5th January Illawarra Mercury ‘We don’t know everyone’s circumstances’: When you are exempt from wearing a mask
31st December Black Summer: Why Australia had to change how it fought bushfires
31st December Huge change to Aussie fire tactics
29th December Shepparton News Online Asthma fund created in memory of Echuca doctor’s “kind and energetic” niece
9th December Wyndham Star Weekly e Summer asthma warning
3rd December That’s Life Our Courtney Legacy
25th November Canberra Times Horror bushfire health impact revealed
24th November Why are Indians at high risk of thunderstorm asthma in Australia?
24th November Australian Doctor Is asthma protective against COVID-19?
11th November Geelong’s thunderstorm asthma warning
9th November Australian Financial Review A breath of fresh air for asthma sufferers
28th October Herald Sun A gutsy new way to tame allergies
23rd October ABC Online Thunderstorm Asthma Warning
14th October Global Health (ASX:GLH) share price catches a rocket, up 74%
9th October How to clean your bed: ‘If you didn’t wash it for a year it would be a kilo heavier from dead skin’
3rd October Daily Mail Australia Family of teenage girl who choked to death on acrid bushfire smoke after desperately reaching for her inhaler issue a plea that all Australians need to hear
2nd October Be prepared this spring: Simple ways to manage asthma symptoms
22nd September True toll of bushfires
13th September Sunday Canberra Times Urban tree plan should consider allergies: expert
8th September Final decision made on whether Brisbane residents can use backyard firepits
8th September Your Life Choices Are those symptoms hay fever or COVID-19?
8th September Adelaide Advertiser ALLERGY WARNING AS SPRING HEATS UP
2nd September ABC Online Asthma patient told to leave Canberra Hospital during bushfires because of poor air quality
1st September Your Life Choices Hidden dangers in COVID cleaning products
31st August Perth Now Improved asthma inhaler added to the PBS
25th August Kingborough Chronicle Act now on allergies
24th August Hay fever or COVID-19? Why it’s more important than ever to get ahead of pollen season
22nd August Canberra Times
20th August Canberra Times Is it asthma or coronavirus? Woman told to take COVID-19 test after coughing at work
18th August Sydney Morning Herald Discerning COVID-19 from hay fever will be the latest wheeze
17th August Sydney Morning Herald Hay fever and COVID-19 symptoms ‘difficult to untangle’ as pollen season looms
12th August Burnie Advocate Warning about confusing COVID symptoms
11th August Newcastle Herald Device demand rises
4th August RACV Nine hacks to make wearing a mask less annoying
3rd August Latrobe Valley Express Forum on Gippsland’s air quality
29th July Alexandra Eildon Marysville Standard Murrindindi mask makers rally
28th July Daily Telegraph School heaters still pose toxic risk
16th July National Indigenous Times

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16th July ABC Online Victorians are wearing masks to slow the spread of coronavirus. But what if you’ve got a beard or your glasses fog up?
22th June SBS The new app changing the way we learn about asthma
20th June Canberra Times Politicians need to wake up and smell the smoke hazard
18th June NPS Medicinewise Budesonide with formoterol for mild asthma: New PBS listings
15th June Daily Telegraph The choking human cost of Canberra’s bad bushfire air
14th June Sunday Tasmanian Study reveals smoke damage
13th June Daily Telegraph New UTAS study reveals the health damages of wood heater smoke
13th June Launceston Examiner Smoke’s health cost revealed
12th June Inquiry hears toll of NSW bushfire smoke
11th June Daily Mail Asthmatic teenager who choked to death on acrid bushfire smoke desperately fought to save her life and was found dead next to her inhaler
11th June MSN Asthmatic breathing bushfire air ‘did not have time’ to call for help
10th June 9News ‘She did not have time’: Heartbreaking testimony at bushfire smoke inquiry
10th June 7 News Inquiry hears toll of NSW bushfire smoke
5th June Daily Telegraph Something in the air
4th June Web MSN Australia Surge in asthma symptoms during bushfire crisis, new survey shows
7th May PHN Tasmania HEALTH May 2020 issue of Primary Health Matters magazine
1st June The Advocate Asthma medication could reduce hospitalisations
1st June Medianet Greater flexibility for Australians with severe asthma with reimbursement of at-home, self-administration delivery of NUCALA® (mepolizumab)
1st June Pharmacy Daily PBS listing for asthma reliever
28th May Perth Now Perth smoke haze warning: Plans for asthma early alert system stall
7th May PHN Tasmania HEALTH May 2020 issue of Primary Health Matters magazine
7th May Health, environment & community groups make legal complaint to EPA
6th May Wyong Regional Chronicle, Gosford Coalition of health, environment and community groups makes legal complaint to EPA
4th May Newcastle Herald Coalition of environment groups alleges Delta Electricity has breached its environment protection licence for Vales Point Power Station
1st May Newcastle Herald Asthma sufferers to save on injecting pen
28th Apr Top 5 questions parents have about childhood asthma
27th Apr Medianet The COVID-19 question for World Asthma Day: Is your child’s asthma under control?
27th Apr Latrobe Valley Express Complaints levelled at Yallourn
25th Apr Adelaide Now Parks and Wildlife to burn off 145ha on Bruny Island
17th Apr Nine Honey Asthma Australia’s positive message during coronavirus: ‘We are in control’
8th Apr The Conversation I’m an asthmatic: what should I do during the coronavirus pandemic?
31th Mar Newcastle Herald Preventative steps to fight flare-ups
26th Mar A new online education program aimed at improving the diagnosis and management of people with asthma in Australian primary care has been launched by NPS MedicineWise.
20th Mar Canberra Times Coronavirus: Medication panic buying hits Canberra as pharmacists urge for calm
20th Mar Castlemaine Mail Coronavirus forces cancellation of events
18th Mar Coronavirus panic buying may lead to a ventolin shortage in Australia
18th Mar Huon News Walking tracks around Southport closed for fuel reduction burns
17th Mar Kidspot Parents keep asthmatic kids at home due to coronavirus
17th Mar Virus Watch: Obeid trial delayed, airlines falling, and is it curtains for the arts?
14th Mar Tasmanian Examiner Sixteen fuel reduction burns planned for Launceston region
13th Mar Castlemaine Mail ‘Race Ya’ for Ned
10th Feb ABC News Canberra schools updating asthma plans for kids after a smoky summer in the national capital

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7th Feb Barcoo Independent Asthma and Allergy Suffers
05th Feb The Somerset Air Pollution Monitoring App For Asthma And Allergy Sufferers Now Available
03rd Feb ACT Government Managing Air Quality in ACT public schools
28th Jan Health Direct Sending kids with asthma to school? Here’s what you need to know
28th Jan High Country Herald Is your child asthma ready for back to school?
27th Jan Wangaratta Chronicle Parents and schools urged to be asthma ready
20th Jan AJP Smoke set to worsen back to school asthma
18th Jan Guardian Australia Choking point: how Australia’s bushfires have left its citizens struggling for air
17th Jan A Current Affair Air Quality
17th Jan Climate Control News A new standard in technical innovation
16th Jan Yahoo Australia wildfires: Family blames teenager’s death from suspected asthma attack on smoke from blazes
16th Jan The Great Southern Weekender Helping you breathe easier
15th Jan BBC Australia fires: Family blames teenager’s death on bushfire smoke
15th Jan Urban List How To Know When To Walk Your Pooch, Hit The Beach Or Go For A Run In Sydney’s Hazardous Smoke Haze
15th Jan Herald Sun Bushfire smoke: Melbourne chokes through another ‘hazardous’ air quality day
15th Jan Hobart Mercury Health fears over air quality
14th Jan That’s life! Courtney Partridge-McLennan, 19, dies from asthma attack caused by bushfire smoke
13th Jan 7 News Asthmatic teenager dies after attack believed to be caused by bushfire smoke
13th Jan Sydney Morning Herald More smoke haze for Sydney as fire conditions ease
12th Jan SBS Courtney dies from asthma caused by bushfire
12th Jan Channel 9 Perth Hazardous smoke – confirm deaths
12th Jan Yahoo Family devastated by teen’s fatal asthma attack ‘triggered by bushfire smoke
12th Jan The Age More smoke haze for Sydney as bushfire conditions ease across NSW
12th Jan Daily Mail Grieving family of young woman, 19, who died from a severe asthma attack claim thick smoke from raging bushfires killed her
12th Jan Sunday Telegraph Fire Asthma killed my sister
10th Jan Canberra Times Smoke causing surge in pharmacy and ambo callouts
10th Jan The Daily Telegraph Peak Asthma body calls for real-time air quality monitoring amid bushfire disaster
9th Jan Age, Melbourne Asthma surge puts heat on air quality reporting
9th Jan Sydney Morning Herald Asthma woes in smoke-hit city
8th Jan The Age Call for real-time air quality reporting as smoke continues to blanket Australia
8th Jan Australian News Today Call for real-time air quality reporting as smoke continues to blanket the country
13th Jan Mama Mia Courtney, 19, died from a bushfire-provoked asthma attack. She’s just one of an unknown number.
4th Jan ‘Unpredictable’ and lasting consequences of bushfire smoke
3rd Jan 2020 Canberra Times No general need for masks: ACT Health
17th Dec Huffington Post Here’s What Smoke Pollution Does To Your Body
11th Dec Sydney Morning Herald Air quality at five times hazardous levels smothers Sydney
10th Dec 2019 ABC News Michele Goldman talks about air quality on ABC News
29th Nov Sydney Morning Herald Particles in smoke add to bushfire health risks
28th Nov The Age Air pollution particles responsible for spike in UTIs, sepsis hospitalisations
27th Nov Newcastle Herald Severe asthma in spotlight
25th Nov ABC North QLD Interview with Asthma Australia Michele Goldman
20th Nov City News Total fire ban comes with an asthma warning
18th Nov ABC Radio Canberra Interview with AA Michele Goldman
18th Nov ABC Radio Canberra Interview with AA Michele Goldman
12th Nov NSW, QLD brace for ‘catastrophic’ fire conditions as bushfire emergency continues
12th Nov Daily Telegraph NSW, QLD brace for ‘catastrophic’ fire conditions as bushfire emergency continues
12th Nov NSW bushfire air pollution: Smoke sparks asthma warning
2nd Nov Daily Mail Smokey haze makes Sydney’s air quality the fifth worst in the world and sparks a surge in asthma call outs – as it lingers until Sunday
1st Nov Daily Telegraph Sydney’s the smoggiest