Patient Links

Alzheimer’s and Dementia in Australia

A leading voluntary health organization dedicated to Alzheimer’s care, support and research, the Alzheimer’s Association strives to improve quality of life for those facing Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. They fund critical research; provide education and resources; raise awareness; and advocate in partnership with government, private and nonprofit organizations for a solution to the global Alzheimer’s epidemic.


Arthritis Australia

To improve the quality of life of people by reducing and preventing the effects of musculoskeletal disorders. In accomplishing this mission the Arthritis Foundation of Australia is dedicated to all people in Australia who have arthritis or one of the related conditions, those who care for people with arthritis and people at risk of developing arthritis. This site also links to the Arthritis Foundations of New South Wales, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland and the Rheumatism and Arthritis Foundation of Tasmania.


Cancer Council

Cancer Council Australia was originally known as the Australian Cancer Society when, in 1961, the six state Cancer Councils, formed a federal body to promote cancer control at a national level. Cancer organisations in the ACT and Northern Territory subsequently signed on as members of the society.  They provide cancer information, sponsor research and provide support services.


Disability Information Service

The Disability Information Service is an independent personalised phone-based service that provides information on disability services systems such as the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) for South Australian residents. The Disability Information Service can also help you to find and make contact with the services, supports and product suppliers who best suit your requirements. Face-to-face meetings with Disability Information Service staff may be possible under some circumstances.



Epilepsy Foundation

Provides comprehensive, accurate and reliable information about epilepsy and links to other Australian & International Epilepsy Organisations


Inflammatory Neuropathy Support Group of Victoria Inc.

Supporting sufferers from acute Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) and Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP).


Menopause Society (Australasia)

The Australasian Menopause Society hopes to help bring people together to participate in communication and scientific discussions for the advancement of knowledge about the menopause.


Multiple Sclerosis

The Multiple Sclerosis Society has been providing services care and assistance for people with MS, their carers and their families since 1978.


Muscular Dystrophy Association (Australia)

The incidence of Neuromuscular Disorders is high, with one in every 1,000 people affected. For example, more than 30,000 children and adults in Australia; 275,000 in the U.S.A. The incidence of NMD is uniform throughout the world population.


Palliative Care Australia

Palliative Care Australia is the national peak body for palliative care in Australia. Our goal is to work toward the relief of pain and suffering of dying people in Australia and the the provision of the care they need.


Osteoporosis Australia

This site offers a wide range of information about osteoporosis and fractures for consumers and medical professionals.


Royal Far West

Royal Far West provides medical and paramedical services to children form rural areas of New South Wales. Children referred to the Scheme must be under 15 years of age.


SADS Australia (Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndrome)

Sands is a volunteer-based organisation providing individualised care from one bereaved parent to another, giving them support and hope for the future, following the death of a baby.



SANE Australia is a national charity helping people affected by mental illness.