Asthma Education and Training

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

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Asthma Education and Training

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.

Spirometry services are resuming

18 May 2022 | Annoucements

Spirometry services are resuming

AFNT are excited to announce we will be resuming our spirometry testing starting Monday 23rd of May 🤩 To maintain a healthy and safe environment for our clients and staff while resuming our service please note and comply to these changes: ✅ Limiting people attending the appointment. ✅ Masks (surgical) must be worn during your appointment - you can bring your own, if not AFNT can provide you with one. ✅ Have had your COVID vaccination (2x doses) and show proof of vaccination upon entry to your appointment. ✅ If you have your own spacer, it is recommended to bring it with you to your appointment. New fee structures since 1st January 2022: 🔹 $30 initial consult fee (includes 12mth membership with AFNT) 🔹 $20 for follow-up appointments 🔹 Seniors/concession card holders receive 10% discount ‼️ Booking is essential, GP referral is not needed to make an appointment but is recommended. Please understand we have a high demand of referrals and waiting list to work through, AFNT team appreciates your patience. Visit the Your Health tab on our website to find out more information on what to expect

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