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About Us

The Asthma Foundation WA was founded in 1964 from the personal concern of a group of dedicated people, with the aim to help West Australians affected by asthma.

Fifty years on, the the Foundation has established itself as a leading community organisation that funds local research into asthma and provides education and support services for people with asthma, their families and carers.

In 2013 the Foundation of WA rebranded to reflect the history, the values and the new strategic direction of the Foundation enabling the Asthma Foundation WA to continue to deliver our vision and continue on our mission to work with the West Australian Community to help people with asthma and linked conditions breathe easier.

Our Purpose

To advocate, provide asthma information, education, training and fund respiratory research

Our Vision

To free West Australians from the burden of asthma

Our Mission

Working with the West Australian community to help people with asthma and linked conditions breathe easier

We agree to act in accordance with these values:

Passion Communication Reliability

We demonstrate positive attitudes and behaviours that inspire others to make a difference


We encourage open and honest two-way conversations with our staff and clients

Our information and service is accurate and timely

Teamwork Innovation Accountability

We promote teamwork, co-operation and share responsibility at all levels of our organisation


We seek innovation, creativity and wisdom in our organisation We hold ourselves accountable for our words and actions