Asthma Education and Training

We 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

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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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.

Spacer Bag Project Morning Tea

19 Jun 2020 | Annoucements

Spacer Bag Project Morning Tea

On Thursday 18th June, AFNT held a morning tea at Goyder Square in Palmerston to celebrate an extremely successful joint project between AFNT, Palmerston Lions & STEPS Palmerston. During the COVID 19 pandemic the amazing women from STEPS Palmerston Sewing group showed us their talents on a sewing machine by making 300 brightly coloured spacer bags which were then printed by one our talented asthma swim mums Jacqui from JZ’s Design Heat & Transfer. The project was made possible by the generous donation from the Palmerston Lions Club. A fun morning was had by all

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Celebrations at Government House

05 Jun 2020 |

Celebrations at Government House

Leanne, Kirra and Anusha had a fun evening at Government House celebrating Queen Elizabeth’s Birthday and got to acknowledge not only their hard work for AFNT but other NT organisations service to the NT Community during COVID19 Pandemic.

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Thank you to Coolalinga & Districts Community Bank

08 May 2020 | Annoucements

Thank you to Coolalinga & Districts Community Bank

AFNT would like to acknowledge and thank the Coolalinga & Districts Community Bank for donating funds to our Asthma Swim Program to assist with it continuing on and also for donating funds to enable us to purchase 100 spacers to send out to our most vulnerable to assist them with good asthma control & device technique at this uncertain time due to COVID-19, If you are concerned about your asthma - please contact us on 1800 ASTHMA

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