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


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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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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.

10 Jan 2022 | Annoucements

Update on AFNT Services

Due to the current outbreak of COVID-19 in the Northern Territory, AFNT is unable to offer our spirometry service at this point in time (as per TSANZ & the National Asthma Council of Australia Guidelines) We apologise for any inconvenience. But if you have any concerns about your asthma or other lung condition please do not hesitate to contact our office on 8981 6066 or 1800 ASTHMA and speak to one of our friendly educators. Keep safe Territorians😷

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Humidity & Asthma

22 Dec 2021 | Tips

Humidity & Asthma

Many of our clients experience symptoms in the dry season due to dust and smoke but wet season can be just as problematic if you have Asthma or other respiratory issues. This article explains how the humidity can flare up your symptoms as well as some tips on what to do about it.

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AFNT office gets some new signage

28 Sep 2021 | Annoucements

AFNT office gets some new signage

The Asthma Foundation NT office has had a little bit of a makeover! Check out the new look! Now you should be able to find us off the Stuart Hwy without a problem! 😁 Celebrating almost 40years in the Northern Territory #helpingterritoriansbreathebetter 💙💨

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