How-to video library

Our “How-To” instructional videos have been designed to show you how to correctly use your asthma or COPD inhaler (puffer) or your allergy nasal spray. In each short clip, an asthma & respiratory educator demonstrates the correct use of one device. Many people don’t realise they aren’t using their asthma or COPD inhaler properly. Although […]

Asthma Buddy smartphone apps

Asthma Buddy is a take-anywhere reminder of your day-to-day asthma medications. This easy to use app can help you to recognise if your asthma is getting worse and tell you what to do in response. iPhone app available on App Store Android app available on Google Play   Asthma Buddy enables you to: Record your […]

Low allergen garden

If you are a gardener with asthma, hayfever, eczema or dermatitis, plants and gardens can bring about endless sneezing, itchy eyes, congestion, an itchy throat, as well as asthma symptoms.. Our gardens can harbour many allergens that can trigger asthma and allergy symptoms. To find out more about the best ways to avoid these symptoms […]

Kids’ Food Allergies for Dummies book

Kids’ Food Allergies for Dummies book Kids’ Food Allergies for Dummies was launched this year at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute by the Victorian Minister for Mental Health, Women’s Affairs and Community Services, Mary Wooldridge. Food allergy continues to increase in Australia, with an estimated one in 10 children suffering from a food allergy and […]

Tonic TV: Breathe Easy

ABC News24 recently aired an episode of Tonic TV all about asthma called “Breathe Easy – Living with Asthma”, which was produced with the assistance of the National Asthma Council Australia. Tonic is a magazine-style program that relies on the latest evidence and advice from world-leading health experts to inform viewers and help them to […]