National Allergy Council
ASCIA and Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia (A&AA), as the leading medical and patient organisations for allergy in Australia, are partners in the National Allergy Council, which was launched on Wednesday 31st August 2022 during the ASCIA 2022 Conference week in Melbourne. The National Allergy Centre of Excellence (NACE) was launched at the same time.
The National Allergy Council continues to implement the National Allergy Strategy, which was developed by ASCIA and A&AA, in collaboration with key stakeholder organisations, and launched in August 2015.
Since July 2022 the National Allergy Council has received a new funding grant from the Australian Government Department of Health.
In September 2019 a Parliamentary Inquiry into Allergies and Anaphylaxis was announced, and hearings were held frrom October 2019 to February 2020. In May 2020 a report on the Inquiry was published, "Walking the Allergy Tightrope - Addressing the rise in allergies and anaphylaxis in Australia". The report is available here
In October 2023 the government’s response to the Parliamentary Inquiry into Allergies and Anaphylaxis (was tabled in parliament. The reponse is available here
Content updated December 2023