Lead Organisations

Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA)

ASCIA was established in 1990 as a not for profit, peak professional medical organisation for allergy and clinical immunology in Australia and New Zealand.  ASCIA members include clinical immunology/allergy specialists, other medical practitioners, scientists and allied health professionals who work in the areas of allergy and immunology.  

The mission of ASCIA is to advance the science and practice of allergy and clinical immunology, by promoting the highest standard of medical practice, education and research, to improve the health and quality of life of people with allergic diseases, immunodeficiencies and other immune diseases. 

ASCIA is a member society of the World Allergy Organisation (WAO) and the Asia Pacific Association of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology (APAAACI).  ASCIA is also affiliated with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) as a specialty society. 

For further information go to: www.allergy.org.au

Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia (A&AA)

A&AA was established in 1993 as a charitable, not for profit organisation, to improve awareness of allergy and anaphylaxis in the Australian community, by sharing current information, education, advocacy, research, guidance and support.

A&AA is proud to promote free membership and easy access to information and support. The organisation is supported by federal government funding, sponsorship, sale of a small number of resources and generous donations. Their outreach extends to individuals, families, school, workplaces, health professionals, government, food industry and all Australians.

A&AA is part of an international alliance of like-minded organisations and works closely with peak medical bodies, including ASCIA. Their Medical Advisory Board comprises ASCIA members who are clinical immunology/allergy specialists from across Australia.

For further information go to: www.allergyfacts.org.au

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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. 

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