Asthma Education and Training

help parents, children, and health professionals understand asthma to better manage respiratory conditions that affect over 10,000 Territorians.

AFNT acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the lands on which we meet and conduct our services, respecting language and culture and elders past and present

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Asthma and respiratory diseases are a major concern for Australians.

1 in 9

Australians have asthma, with 2.7 million Aussies suffering from the respiratory condition.

2x

Asthma rates in Indigenous Australians are twice as high as non-Indigenous Australians.

441

Australians died in 2017 due to asthma. Management and education are crucial to reducing this number.

$28B

Estimated yearly cost of Asthma to Australians, most of which is attributed to disability and death.

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Packed with device technique tips, first aid brochures, and asthma management guides our “My Asthma Pack” is an invaluable resources for all Territorians.

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Asthma stories from Territorians just like you


          Munn Family
          "I cannot ever thank you all for your guidance and knowledge for my 3 children..."

Munn Family "I cannot ever thank you all for your guidance and knowledge for my 3 children..."

This year Cameron is 17, Jessica 14 and Ashton 10 and with the ongoing help and support over the years from asthma foundation all three are all well managed and educated.


          Jillian Blackman
          "Seeing all the great work the Asthma Foundation does made me want to give back"

Jillian Blackman "Seeing all the great work the Asthma Foundation does made me want to give back"

I have been involved with the Asthma Swim program for over four years firstly with my daughter Taylor and then my son Hunter.

News & events

Asthma Foundation NT Now Has A New Home in Parap

Asthma Foundation NT has moved to our new home at 3 Nylander St in Parap.

Asthma Foundation NT is turning 40!

15 Jun 2022 | Annoucements

Asthma Foundation NT is turning 40!

The Asthma Foundation of the NT is celebrating 40 years of providing a unique and valuable service to Territorians - continue reading to purchase tickets via Eventbrite to our celebration dinner being held on the 5th August, 2022 at the Darwin Trailer Boat Club.

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Does the coooler air make your Asthma worse?

10 Jun 2022 |

Does the coooler air make your Asthma worse?

If changes in the temperature trigger your asthma symptoms, then maintaining a consistent temperature throughout your home can be helpful. Cold, dry air is a particularly common problem for people whose asthma is not well controlled. read on for some tips on cooling and heating which may help to prevent or reduce Asthma symptom flare ups.

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