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ARA – The Australian Rheumatology Association
The ARA is an association of rheumatologists and allied health professionals in Australia. The ARA is a specialty society of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP).
IMPORTANT: In an emergency – if anyone is in immediate danger – please call 000 now.
1800RESPECT is the national sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling service.
We provide support for people experiencing, or at the risk of experiencing, violence and abuse, their friends, family, and professionals.
ABMDR Australian Bone Marrow Registry
ABMDR is a public company limited by guarantee under the Australian Corporations Law and a registered charity under the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission Act 2012 (Cth).
We are the only organisation in Australia responsible for arranging bone marrow/blood stem cell donations for patients in need of a transplant. ABMDR also administers government funding of public cord blood banks in Australia.
ABMDR is funded by the Commonwealth, State and Territory governments.
ACI Pain Management Network
This website is designed to help you gain a better understanding of your pain. The site contains information to enable you to develop skills and knowledge in the self management of your pain in partnership with your healthcare providers.
ACI: Home Enteral Nutrition Resources for Consumers
Home enteral nutrition (HEN) is the giving of nutritional support either by mouth or by a feeding tube into the gastrointestinal tract in the home setting. People requiring nutritional support at home face a number of difficulties accessing clinical services, formula and equipment.
Active and Healthy
Staying physically active is the single most important thing you can do to stay fit and independent, as you get older. Age is no barrier, research shows that exercise, at any age, is worth the effort. If you are in any doubt about exercise, please talk to your doctor.
This website can help you find an exercise program in your local area and provides information and tools that can assist you to increase your physical activity.
Advance Care Planning Australia
Advance Care Planning AustraliaTM is a national program funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care, enabling Australians to make the best choices for their future health and care.
Agency for Clinical Innovation
We are the lead agency for innovation in clinical care in NSW. We bring patients, clinicians and managers together to support the design and implementation of innovation in healthcare.
- clinical guidelines and models of care
- patient engagement and co-design
- clinical evidence generation and mobilisation
- clinical innovation and research
- clinical redesign
- implementation support
- evaluation and capability development.
All About Acne
The All About Acne team – the authors of this site – are a group of medically-trained skin experts from across Australia who have an interest in acne management.
These people donate their time and expertise in order to provide the most up-to-date, practical and relevant information on acne-related matters.
Our experienced team of leading dermatologists guarantees the information on this website is independent and based on the highest quality research available.
ANROWS: Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety
Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety Limited, or ANROWS, is a unique research organisation, being one of the only national organisations across the world tasked with building, translating and disseminating the evidence base to inform policy and practice on women’s and children’s safety.
Arthritis Australia is a charitable, not-for-profit organisation and the peak arthritis consumer body in Australia. We work in collaboration with arthritis organisations in ACT, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania and Western Australia.
- provides support and information to people with arthritis as well as their families and friends
- promotes awareness of the challenges facing people with arthritis across the community, and to leaders in business, industry, and government
- funds research into potential causes and possible cures as well as better ways to live with arthritis, and
- aims to keep health professionals such as physiotherapists, occupational therapists, and community nurses informed.
as 1 diabetes
This website provides explanations, ideas, links and references to assist everyone in your circle to gain a better understanding of diabetes and how it affects your life. With knowledge comes confidence and support.
Ask Nurse Nettie
I’m Nurse Nettie – a real, qualified sexual health nurse based in Sydney. If you’ve got a question about sex or sexual health then I’d love to hear from you. It’s completely confidential* and trust me I have heard it all. So, ask away.
Assistive Technology Australia
Assistive Technology Australia (previously, Independent Living Centre NSW) is a leading information, education, and advisory centre for Assistive Technology and the Built Environment. We are located in Westpoint Blacktown, NSW Australia and are a not-for-profit, community based organisation and Public Benevolent Institution.
We provide impartial advice, information and leadership that builds capacity and optimises the value of assistive technology in leading a life of choice.
Asthma Australia is the nation’s peak asthma body and everything we do is dedicated to improving the lives of over 2.7 million Australians who live with asthma.
Asthma Australia is a for-purpose, consumer organisation which has been improving the lives of people with asthma since 1962. Asthma is an inflammatory condition of the airways, restricting airflow and can be fatal. There is no cure, but most people with asthma can experience good control.
We operate across Australia, working in partnership with our sister organisations in Western Australia and the Northern Territory.
Auslan – Signbank
Auslan Signbank is a language resources site for Auslan (Australian Sign Language). Auslan is the language of the deaf community in Australia. Here you will find:
- a dictionary
- ability to search for signs related to medical and health topics
- ability to search for signs related to educational and teaching topics
- videos of deaf people using the listed Auslan signs
- information on the deaf community in Australia
- links to Auslan classes.
Australasian College of Dermatologists A – Z of Skin
The Australasian College of Dermatologists is the medical college responsible for the training and professional development of medical practitioners in the specialty of dermatology.Dermatologists are qualified medical specialists who, through additional training, have obtained postgraduate qualifications to specialise in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of skin, nail and hair diseases and skin cancers.
Search our A to Z of Skin to find out more about common skin conditions and problems, their symptoms, causes and how they are diagnosed and treated. You can search by both common and medical names, or by medicine or treatment name.
Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA)
ASCIA’s purpose is to advance the science and practice of allergy and clinical immunology.
This is achieved by promoting the highest standard of medical practice, training, education and research, to improve the quality of life and health of people with immune system disorders. These include allergies, immunodeficiencies and other immune diseases.
Australian Breastfeeding Association
The Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) is Australia’s peak breastfeeding information and support service. Breastfeeding is a practical, learned skill and ABA helps more than 80,000 mothers each year. ABA also provides up-to-date information and continuing education for thousands of health professionals working with mothers and babies.
Australian Child and Adolescent Trauma, Loss and Grief Network (ACATLGN)
The Australian Child and Adolescent Trauma, Loss and Grief Network (ACATLGN) is a network that works with a team of experts to bring together evidence-based resources and research. We make them more accessible to those working with, or interested in, children and young people who have been affected by trauma and grief.