Australian Prescriber is a journal and this page is archival. The information was correct at the time of publication in Australian Prescriber but some of it may be out of date now. Please contact the organisation itself for up-to-date information.

October is National Lupus Awareness Month. The lupus groups of Australia strive to assist people with lupus by providing beneficial information, support and counselling. These compassionate and service oriented groups seek to meet the challenge that lupus presents to the lupus patient, their family and doctor.

Lupus Australia website


New South Wales
Lupus Association of NSW Inc.
PO Box 89
North Ryde 2113
Tel. (02) 878 6055

Victorian Lupus Association Inc.
GPO Box 811F
Melbourne 3001
Tel. (03) 650 5348

Western Australia
Lupus Group of Western Australia Inc.
c/- 2 Stone Road
Lesmurdie 6076
Tel. (09) 291 8850

Lupus Support Group
c/- 42 Jainba Street
Indooroopilly 4068
Tel. (07) 878 2137

Lupus Association of Tasmania Inc.
PO Box 639
Launceston 7250
Tel. (003) 301 313

South Australia

Lupus/Scleroderma Group
Arthritis Foundation of SA
99 Anzac Highway
Ashford 5035
Tel. (08) 297 2488