Asthma Control Questionnaire, ACQ5, Asthma Australia

Understand your asthma with the Asthma Control Questionnaire (ACQ5)

Asthma can be a frustrating and unpredictable condition. It can make it difficult to breathe, exercise, and sleep.

One simple tool for managing asthma is the Asthma Control Questionnaire. It is a recognised clinical asthma symptom measurement tool in Australia and internationally.

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Why should you take the Asthma Control Questionnaire?

This is a simple, quick, 5 – question survey that can help you assess how well your asthma is under control.

It helps you understand your asthma symptoms and track your progress over time. If you find out your asthma is not under control, you can talk to your doctor about it. They will work with you to find the right treatment for you.

Who can complete the Questionnaire?

The Asthma Control Questionnaire is suitable for anyone with asthma aged 12 years and older. 

For kids aged 7 to 11 years, it’s better for parents or carers to contact our Asthma Educators to complete the questionnaire together. 

Complete the Asthma Control Questionnaire now and learn more about your asthma control.

Start the Asthma Control Questionnaire

When you complete the questionnaire?

Once you submit your answers to the Asthma Control Questionnaire, you will be prompted to provide some basic details. This is so we can send you a copy of your responses, your results and recommended next steps.


Book a FREE phone call at a time that works for you or call us direct on 1800ASTHMA (1800 278 462).

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Terms of Use

Validation of the Asthma Control Questionnaire (ACQ5)

The Asthma Control Questionnaire has been validated by Clinical Trial for adults and is undergoing further testing for all children 7-17 years.  It is a recognised clinical asthma symptom measurement tool within the Australian Asthma Handbook Guidelines, 2022 and internationally.

The tool itself has been developed by ACQ© 2002 QOL TECHNOLOGIES Ltd, and Asthma Australia as the peak body for people with asthma have the license to administer the questionnaire and support people in their asthma journey, together with their treating health professionals.

Asthma Scoring Tools are not intended to be used by members of the public in place of health professional advice. 

For more information on the Asthma Control Questionnaire, you can contact us on 1800 ASTHMA (1800 278 462).