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ASCIA Reports

ASCIA develops a range of reports and submissions relevant to allergy and other immune diseases.

ASCIA Highlights 2017, 2016, 2015 and 2014

Summaries of highlights and achievements from 2017, 2016, 2015 and 2014 are available at: www.allergy.org.au/about-ascia/highlights

Current ASCIA initiatives are available at www.allergy.org.au/about-ascia/ascia-initiatives

ASCIA AGM Minutes and Annual Reports

ASCIA Annual General Meeting Minutes are available at www.allergy.org.au/members/ascia-agm

ASCIA Annual Reports are available at www.allergy.org.au/members/ascia-annual-reports

National Allergy Strategy

National Allergy Strategy dloadASCIA and Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia (A&AA), as the leading medical and patient organisations for allergy in Australia developed the first National Allergy Strategy for Australia, in collaboration with other stakeholder organisations, which was launched in August 2015. To access the National Allergy Strategy go to www.nationalallergystrategy.org.au  

In 2017 the following National Allergy Strategy projects were completed and can be accessed online free of charge:

250K - a hub for young people with severe allergy www.250K.org.au 

All About Allergens - food service e-training www.foodallergytraining.org.au  

 ASCIA and Choosing Wisely Australia

choosing wiselyASCIA was the 1st Specialty Society affiliated with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) to be involved in Choosing Wisely Australia, a health profession led initiative faciliated by National Prescribing Service (PBS) MedicineWise.  The ASCIA list of 5 things that clinicians and consumers should question is available at:


For further information about Choosing Wisely Australia go to www.choosingwisely.org.au 

ASCIA Scope of Practice: Specialist Physicians in Immunology and Allergy in  Australia

ASCIA Scope of Practice: Specialist Physicians in Immunology and Allergy in AustraliaThe aim of this Scope of Practice is to outline the range of practice of specialist physicians in Immunology and Allergy in Australia and ensure that patients with allergic and other immune diseases receive the highest standard of care, in line with best clinical practice. 

pdfASCIA Scope of Practice Australia July 2014208.16 KB 

See the ASCIA Scope of Practice Australia 


Allergy in Australia 2014

ASCIA Allergy in Australia 2014

Prior to ASCIA developing a National Allergy Strategy for Australia, in conjunction with the national patient support organisation, Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia (A&AA), the following report was developed in 2014. 

Allergy in Australia 2014: A submission for allergic diseases to be recognised as a National Health Priority Area  



Allergy and Immune Diseases in Australia (AIDA) Report 2013

ascia aida report 2013The following report on allergy and other immune diseases (immunodeficiency and autoimmune diseases) was developed in 2013.

Allergy and Immune Diseases in Australia (AIDA) Report - 2013  



ASCIA Education Resources Report 2013

ASCIA Education Resources ReportASCIA has been developing web based education resources since 1999. In 2013, the following report was developed to outline the large range of web based educational resources that are all available at no charge on the ASCIA website.

ASCIA Education Resources - 2013   


Economic Impact of Allergies Report 2007

Economic Impact of AllergiesThe cost of allergies to the Australian economy is estimated to be $7.8 billion, with lost productivity and health system expenditure the major contributing factors. Furthermore, most Australians with allergies face a wait many months to see a specialist, if they can access care at all. These are among key findings in the following report 'Economic Impact of Allergies' by Access Economics that was released by ASCIA in November 2007. 

Economic Impact of Allergies Report - 2007 


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