National Allergy Strategy Projects

250K for teens and young adults

The 250K website aims to provide age-appropriate information and resources to assist young people who are living with severe allergies, and to help them to feel more connected with other teens and young adults going through similar experiences.

Australian Digital Health Agency (My Health Record)

The National Allergy Strategy is working with the Australian Digital Health Agency to improve the quality of patient allergy information in My Health Record and to make sure that allergy information can be easily found.

Food allergy prevention

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

Food service

This project aims to provide accessible, standardised education for food service providers across different environments where food is provided (e.g. cafes, restaurants, hospitals, camps, schools and childhood education and care).

Schools and Children’s Education and Care

This project is developing national minimum standards for the prevention and management of anaphylaxis in schools and children’s education and care services.

Shared Care Model for Allergy

Shared care is a patient centred approach to care that uses the skills and knowledge of a range of health care professionals who share joint responsibility with the patient, ensuring the patient receives the right care, at the right time, from the right health professional(s), in the right place.

National Allergy Strategy News

  • How can My Health Record help me if I have allergies?

    The Australian Digital Health Agency in collaboration with the National Allergy Strategy is hosting a Webinar and Q&A on My Health Record for people with allergic conditions. ‘How can My Health Record help me if I have allergies?’ Wednesday 28 April 2021 7.30pm AEST (1 hour) FREE: Online Register here Download flyer:  MHR Webinar Flyer1007.44 KB The webinar w...
  • NEW National Allergy Strategy animations

    25 March 2021:  The National Allergy Strategy has developed new resources to help educate about managing food allergies and anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis positioning animation A new animation explaining how to position a person having anaphylaxis, including when giving the adrenaline injector, has been developed. This short animation explains why it is important that a person ...
  • 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 Childhood Education and Care (CEC) online training courses which ...

Every project is a new challenge to positively impact on life for people with allergic diseases.

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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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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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