Who are we
What we are up against
Since 1990, as Australia’s leading lung health body, Lung Foundation Australia has been committed to improving the lives of Australians living with or impacted by lung disease and lung cancer. We enable life-saving research, and champion programs and services to support Australians with lung disease and lung cancer to live their best life.
1 in 3
Australians has a lung disease
leading cause of death
loved ones lost every day
HOPE THROUGH RESEARCH
Give hope today
We are proud to launch the Hope Research Fund, with the powerful pledge to raise $50 million by 2030 to fund life-changing advancements in lung disease and lung cancer research. With 45 Australian families losing a loved one to lung conditions every day, research is more important than ever. With your help, we can provide hope that has never existed before.Learn more about the Hope Research Fund
Fundraising for Shine A Light
Fundraising for Shine A Light with Lung Foundation Australia plays a vital part in raising money to support ground-breaking lung cancer research. With over 40 events held Australia-wide in November 2023, the fundraising efforts have amassed over $225,000 and still counting.
Travelling with COPD– Tips for safe and easy travel
Here are some helpful tips for travelling with COPD, especially if it is the first time you are travelling with a lung disease. Whether travelling for leisure or business, preparation is essential.
What to expect from a lung transplant?
What to expect from a lung transplant? A lung transplant is a complex, and often life-saving surgery for people experiencing lung failure. They are reserved for people who have tried other medications and procedures which have been ineffective.
Investigating a possible silicosis diagnosis: What to expect
If you are currently or have previously been exposed to silica dust, you are at risk of developing silicosis. In most cases, people living with silicosis will not experience any symptoms in the early stage of the disease.