National Allergy Council Structure

The National Allergy Council is a partnership between the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) and Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia (A&AA), working in consultation with key stakeholder organisations.

The National Allergy Council Board of Directors comprises two directors nominated by ASCIA and two directors nominated by A&AA.

The National Allergy Council  Advisory  Committee Co-chairs are Dr Preeti Joshi (representing ASCIA) and Maria Said (representing A&AA).

The National Allergy Council Advisory Committee comprises ASCIA and A&AA Project Co-leads comprising of representation from ASCIA, A&AA and the National Allergy Centre of Excellence (NACE).

NAC Structure

Content updated August 2022

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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Acknowledgement of Country
The National Allergy Council acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land upon which we are located. We pay our respect to their Elders past, present and emerging.