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Kidney Health Australia

For over 50 years, Kidney Health Australia have been working tirelessly on behalf of the kidney community to fight for equal opportunity in the support, treatment and research of kidney disease.

As the peak body for kidney disease in Australia, their purpose is to bring together individuals, organisations and healthcare providers to work together to improve the lives of the 1.7 million Australians affected by kidney disease.

Part of a dedicated clinical and research community, they foster advocacy and research to drive improvements in the diagnosis, management and eventual cure of kidney disease.

Vision and mission

Kidney Health Australia has a clear purpose - to achieve good kidney health for all Australians.

Kidney Health Australia’s mission is decrease the incidence of kidney disease, and save and improve the lives of Australians affected by kidney disease. Through their awareness, early detection and support programs, they will continue to ensure every Australian at risk of, or affected by, kidney disease, receives the best possible support to enjoy a good quality of life.

Their vision is a future where every Australian has the ability to enjoy good kidney health.

How Kidney Health Australia can help

Kidney Health Australia build awareness, encourage early detection, and connect those with kidney disease to trusted sources of support.

Information / help lines

  • Call 1800 454 363 Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm, or email

Programs, apps and tools

Recommended links

Last reviewed: January 2023

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Health Professional Resources | Kidney Health Australia

Browse resources for health professionals on best practice kidney disease detection and management, diagnosis, treatment decisions and care.

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Detecting & Managing CKD Resource Library | Kidney Health Australia

Download our resources on detecting and managing CKD in our Resource Library.

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COVID-19 and your kidneys

We’re here to help you during these difficult times. Our Kidney Helpline can answer your kidney health queries, COVID-19 questions and help connect you to…

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Kidney cysts factsheet

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Kidney Helpline | Kidney Health Australia

Our Kidney Helpline provides free support and information for anyone who has questions or concerns about their kidney health or kidney disease diagnosis.

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Find A Dialysis Unit | Kidney Health Australia

If you need to travel due to relocation or an unplanned trip, we can help you find dialysis units within Australia or overseas.

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Kids and youth programs | Kidney Health Australia

Kidney Health Australia is proud to run kids and youth programs for ages 8-24. They provide the chance to connect, have fun and grow more confident.

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Know your kidneys | Kidney Health Australia

Your kidneys play a vital role in your body. Without them, you would struggle to process toxins, and this would have a devastating impact on your health.

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Keeping your kidneys healthy | Kidney Health Australia

It’s important to take care of your overall health – and this includes taking care of your kidneys. We share four ways you can.

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