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Arthritis Australia

Arthritis Australia is a charitable not-for-profit organisation and is the peak arthritis body in Australia. It is supported by affiliate offices in every state and territory.

Vision

To bring quality of life to all people with arthritis and eliminate their suffering.

Mission

  • to provide dignity, support and education for Australians suffering from arthritis and their carers
  • to radically restrict the rate of growth of arthritis in Australia
  • to be a leader in funding and advocating world class research
  • Arthritis Australia to be identified as the only independent, arthritis focused and patient driven national body

Arthritis Australia

  • provides support and information to people with arthritis as well as their families and friends
  • promotes awareness of the challenges facing people with arthritis across the community, and to leaders in business, industry, and government
  • funds research into potential causes and possible cures as well as better ways to live with arthritis, and
  • aims to keep health professionals such as physiotherapists, occupational therapists, and community nurses informed

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Last reviewed: April 2018

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