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Sandra Vale

Sandra Vale

National Allergy Strategy Manager
Rikki Dunstall

Rikki Dunstall

Finance and Operations Officer
Heather Roberts

Heather Roberts

Project Officer
Nyssa Booth

Nyssa Booth

Social Media and Communications Officer

NAS News

  • New free national food allergy e-training program designed for cooks and chefs

    30 July 2019 A free, potentially life-saving online food allergy training program for cooks and chefs, funded by the Australian Government Department of Health, has today been launched by the National Allergy Strategy, a partnership between the Australasian S...
  • Nip Allergies in the Bub - Food Allergy Prevention Project

    24 June 2019:  Today the National Allergy Strategy has launched the national roll out of the Food Allergy Prevention Project funded by the Australian Government. The project aims to implement the ASCIA guidelines for infant feeding and allergy prevention...
  • 250K Youth Project – Video Competition – Winners Announced!

    June 14 2019:  Earlier in the year, the 250K Youth Project team hosted a video competition.  The competition aimed to reduce the stigma of carrying EpiPen®s and an ASCIA Action Plan. As such, applicants were asked to produce a short 20 second video...
  • New 250k website for young adults – now available

    12 June 2019:  We are pleased to announce that the 250K website has been refreshed and a new section for young adults has been added. These resources have been updated and created through engagement with young people. What’s new? The 250K homepage ...
  • May 2019

    The National Allergy Strategy is continuing to progress a number of projects and engaging with key stakeholders. Nip allergies in the Bub We are pleased to announce that the Nip allergies in the Bub website was a finalist in the 2019 Australian Web Awards ...

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.

National Allergy Strategy Websites

All about Allergens
All about Allergens

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Food Allergy Education
Food Allergy Education

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Nip Allergies in the Bub

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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 organisations for allergy in Australia. 

The National Allergy Strategy has received funding from the Australian Government for the following projects:
Food allergy prevention | Teens and young adults | Food service | Drug allergy

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