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Osteoporosis Australia

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Staff
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General Information

Geographical area covered Australia
Year of foundation 1994
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Board

Chairman Dr. John Hewson
President Dr. John Hewson
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Contact Details

Office address Osteoporosis Australia
Level 1, 52 Parramatta Road Forest Lodge NSW 2037
GPO Box 121
Sydney NSW 2001
Australia
Phone +61 2 9518 8140
Fax +61 2 9518 6306
Website http://www.osteoporosis.org.au/
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Staff

Chief Executive Mrs. Judy Stenmark
Representative at IOF to be decided
Number of staff members 2
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Membership

Number of members 1000
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Services Provided

Telephone help line Yes
Patient support groups Yes
Education materials for public Yes
Education materials for doctors Yes, in a facilitating role
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Activities

Science/medical Osteoporosis Education Program for GPs, Seminars for Health Professionals, Training as leaders of the Osteoporosis Prevention and Self management course, Guidelines for General Practitioners, Guidelines for Health Professionals (under production)
Support local, regional groups Osteoporosis South Australia, Osteoporosis Queensland, Osteoporosis Society of New South Wales, Osteoporosis Victoria, Osteoporosis Western Australia, Osteoporosis Tasmania, Osteoporosis Northern Territory, Osteoporosis ACT
Lobbying Lobbying politicians and health authorities
Public awareness and education Newsletter - The Osteoporosis Report, wide range of education brochures, osteoporosis guidelines for general practitioners, regular seminars throughout the country, support group meetings, exhibition material (poster), community announcements produced for TV and radio, information via brochures and fact sheets, media articles
Fundraising, Finance and administration Funds from donations, from commercial corporations (70%), membership fees (5%) and other corporate sources (25%)
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Last updated on 08/29/2003

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