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
Navigating life with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
A rare and progressive condition can be challenging both physically and emotionally. Tharuka, 23, admits he struggled initially, particularly as someone who was athletic. Hear his experiences and tips for others – from living with a pump and line to prioritising mental health.
Finding understanding through COVID-19 survivor support group
If you’re recovering from coronavirus (COVID-19), connecting with others through a COVID-19 survivor support group in Australia a great way to find a sense of understanding and guidance. Read more about our COVID-19 support group.
Understanding COPD medications
There are many therapies and medications that can support you to live well with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and reduce symptoms, including breathlessness. Managing COPD and finding the right combination of medications for you may feel overwhelming.