We are proud to be a member of the Lung Health Alliance. This collaborative partnership, with the following organisations, seeks to amplify the issues relevant to people with chronic respiratory disease. A key focus during the year included advocating for a Respiratory Research Mission. Whilst lung diseases represent 9% of the overall burden of disease in Australia, they receive only 2% of the research budget. This needs to be addressed.
• Lung Foundation Australia
• Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand
• National Asthma Council Australia
• Cystic Fibrosis Australia