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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.
1800RESPECT: Daisy App
IMPORTANT: In an emergency – if anyone is in immediate danger – please call 000 now.
Daisy is an app developed by 1800RESPECT to connect people experiencing violence or abuse to services in their local area. Daisy can be downloaded for free from iTunes or Google Play. Once the app is on your phone, you can use it to search for support services in your local area. Choose the type of service you would like (for example ‘Legal services’ or ‘Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services’) and select your state or territory to find services near you.
You can visit service websites from within the app, which means these sites won’t show up in your browser history. This can help protect your privacy, especially if another person has access to your phone. Each listing includes information about opening times, how to get in touch and the services they offer.
ABC: Radio National Health Report
Specialist and mainstream audiences alike rely on the Health Report to bring clarity to health and medical issues from social, scientific and political points of view. Presented by Dr Norman Swan.
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.
Find information to help you plan an accessible trip on public transport in NSW whether you have an assistance animal, use a mobility aid or want to find out which concessions are available to you.
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.
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.
AIDS Council of NSW (ACON)
Established in 1985, our early years were defined by community coming together to respond to the HIV/AIDS epidemic in NSW, and we remain committed to ending HIV for everyone in our communities.
We do this by delivering campaigns and programs to eliminate new HIV transmissions. Supporting people living with HIV to live healthy and connected lives remains core to our work.
Alcohol and Drug Foundation (ADF)
Celebrating more than 60 years of service to the community, the Alcohol and Drug Foundation (ADF) is Australia’s leading organisation committed to inspiring positive change and delivering evidence-based approaches to minimise alcohol and drug harm.
Our DrugInfo advisors can provide free, confidential info and advice on reducing harm from alcohol and other drug use, treatment options and support services.
Alcohol and Drug Information Service
The Alcohol & Drug Information Service (ADIS) is a free and confidential counselling helpline for those in NSW with concerns around alcohol or drug misuse. ADIS is staffed by professional Counsellors who provide education, brief intervention counselling and referrals to other appropriate services in NSW. We support a variety of people including those concerned about themselves or concerned about another person.
Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS) NSW
The Alcohol & Drug Information Service (ADIS) is a free and confidential counselling helpline for NSW residents with concerns around alcohol and/or drug misuse and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
ADIS is staffed by professional counsellors who provide education, information, counselling, support and referrals to other appropriate services in NSW.
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of people who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for AA membership; we are self-supporting through our own contributions. AA is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy; neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Our primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.
Ambulance Service of NSW
The Ambulance Service of NSW website will provide you with a range of information on Ambulance – what they do, how to access services and call for an ambulance in a medical emergency, important patient and community information, employment opportunities and contact details.
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.
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.
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.
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 Academy of Science: The Science of Immunisation
The Australian Academy of Science provides information that explains the science of immunisation in clear and easy-to-understand language, with the aim of supporting you to make good health decisions based on science.