Information and Support Centre

We understand being diagnosed with a lung condition can have an enormous impact on you and your family. We want you to know you are not alone and that we are here to support you to live well with your lung disease. Lung Foundation Australia provides services and resources for people with many types of lung diseases, including Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and lung cancer. Complete the form to connect with our team and learn more about our services below.

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Information and Support Centre

Our Information and Support Centre team provides guidance, information and support, and connects you to relevant support services. This free and confidential service is available Monday to Friday 8am – 4.30pm (AEST) (excl. public holidays). Through this service, you can access our telephone-based Respiratory Care Nurse, Lung Cancer Support Nurse, Lung Cancer Social Worker, plus a range of peer support programs, exercise programs and other resources and information. Please note this service does not offer medical or treatment advice. Freecall 1800 654 301 or book an appointment by completing the form below.

Our services

Respiratory Care Nurse

The Respiratory Care Nurse telephone service is available for people living with COPD or bronchiectasis. Our highly skilled nurse can provide guidance on all aspects of your condition according to the management guidelines. Free call 1800 654 301 or complete the form above.
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Lung Cancer Support Nurse

This free service is run by highly experienced oncology nurses who can provide evidence-based information regarding diagnosis, treatment, symptoms. This is a telephone-based service for patients, families and carers. Free call 1800 654 301 or complete the form above.

Lung Cancer Social Worker

This is a free telephone-based service for people living with lung cancer, and their family and carers. Our experienced social worker can help you to navigate the practical and emotional impact of your diagnosis. Book via the form above or free call 1800 654 301.

Peer support

Lung Foundation Australia offers a range of peer support programs and groups that can connect you with others who share a similar lived experience. Programs include online, face-to-face or telephone support groups across a range of lung conditions. For more information free call 1800 654 301 or complete the form above.

Exercise programs

Research has shown that exercising is highly beneficial for people living with chronic lung disease, but we understand that knowing where to start can feel overwhelming. Complete the form above to chat to our team about exercise programs available to help support you, or free call 1800 654 301.

Resources and information

We have a range of resources including fact sheets, booklets and videos to help you better understand your condition and provide you with self-management strategies. Explore our online resource hub or complete the form above to chat to our team about a tailored resource pack to suit your needs.
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