Health professional resources

The National Asthma Council Australia’s Australian Asthma Handbook provides national guidelines for asthma and its management. The handbook is developed and published by the National Asthma Council Australia.

Click here to access it online now.

You can find our relevant health professional facing resources below.

Find out more about Asthma Connect (Download the flyer)

Asthma Action Plans

Every person with asthma should have an Asthma Action Plan (AAP) in writing. It should be followed every day.

Asthma Consult Checklists

Our consult checklist take health professionals through the required steps of action for each asthma patient visit:


Refer your patients over three years old to Asthma Australia, and they will receive free support from trained Asthma Educators via our 1800 ASTHMA phone service.

Respiratory Labs

Find a list of Australian Respiratory labs here.

Severe asthma

Visit the Centre for Severe Asthma – Severe Asthma Toolkit for information on severe asthma, diagnosis, management and medications.

For information specific to COVID-19 and severe asthma see our severe asthma guides below.