Latest Projects

Australian Digital Health Agency Project

The National Allergy Strategy is working with the Australian Digital Health Agency to improve the quality of patient allergy information in My Health Record.

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Food allergy prevention project

Food allergy prevention project

Nip allergies in the Bub is a resource for health professionals and caregivers that provides credible information about infant feeding, optimising eczema management and allergy prevention in babies. See the website at www.preventallergies.org.au.

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Food service in healthcare project

Food service in healthcare project

The National Allergy Strategy has worked with key stakeholders to develop new resources that support healthcare facilities to safely manage patients with food allergy.

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National Allergy Strategy News

  • March 2021

    NEW Nip allergies in the Bub resources:  The National Allergy Strategy has developed new resources to help parents introduce the common allergy causing foods in the first year of life, to help prevent food allergies. A new webpage featuring a new video, provides guidance on how to introduce the common allergy causing foods. The video includes the signs of readiness to help...
  • National Allergy Strategy 250K Fun Day for School Aged Teens with Severe Allergy In Western Australia

    4 February 2021:  Unfortunately, the National Allergy Strategy has made the decision to postpone the Western Australian 250K Youth Camp until 2022 due to COVID-19 and border closures. Instead, the National Allergy Strategy team will be hosting a one day ‘250K Fun Day’ and are encouraging all those who were excited to come on camp to attend.   With the border...
  • February 2021

    The National Allergy Strategy team recently held a planning day via Zoom to plan our activities for the next six months.  Food allergen management in food service To date, 29,335 people have successfully completed an All about Allergens course. We are currently developing All about Allergens for Schools and Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) online training courses...
  • December 2020

    The National Allergy Strategy has progressed many projects and activities over the year. Detailed below are our main achievements: 9 teen Zoom chats 10 young adult Zoom chats 8 peer mentors trained via Zoom 3 new peer mentors recruited 3 new video animations – ‘How allergies work’, ‘Eczema’, ‘Allergic rhinitis’ 72 social media posts and 17 tiktok videos New eczema m...
  • National Allergy Strategy launches first nationally standardised food allergy online training for hospital staff

    24 September 2020:  Today, the Minister for Health, the Honourable Greg Hunt MP, launched the National Allergy Strategy’s “All about Allergens for Hospitals” online training courses. The courses will support Australian hospitals to put effective food allergen management policies and practices into place to provide appropriate food to patients with food allergies.  A hos...

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The Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) and Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia (A&AA), as the leading medical and patient organisations for allergy in Australia, have developed the first National Allergy Strategy for Australia, in collaboration with other stakeholder organisations.

National Allergy Strategy Rationale

Allergic diseases have become an increasingly important chronic disease and public health issue in Australia and other developed countries over the last two decades, contributing to increased demand for medical services, significant economic cost of care and reduced quality of life of people with allergic diseases and their carers.

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National Allergy Strategy Websites and Courses

Food Allergy Aware Resource Hub
Food Allergy Aware - Hub
All about Allergens
All about Allergens
Authorised Officers Resource Hub
All about Allergens AO
Food Allergy Education
Food Allergy Education
250K for teens and young adults
250K
The next step for cooks and chefs
The next step for cooks and chefs
Nip allergies in the Bub
to help prevent food allergy
Food allergy prevention
e-training for health professionals
Food allergy prevention e-training for health professionals
Paediatric atopic dermatitis
e-training for health professionals
Paediatric atopic dermatitis e-training for health professionals

Lead organisations

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Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) is the leading medical organisation for allergy in Australia. 

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Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia (A&AA) is the leading patient support organisation for allergy in Australia. 

The National Allergy Strategy has received funding from the Australian Government Department of Health for the following projects:
Food allergy prevention | 250K Youth Project | Food service | Drug allergy | Shared Care Model

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