World Kidney Day 2024

World Kidney Day 14 March 2024 Did you know that nearly 60% of people diagnosed with lupus will eventually develop lupus kidney disease, known as lupus nephritis? I want to share three reasons why it’s so important: Lupus nephritis is a serious and life-threatening complication of lupus that can affect as many as 60% of…

Lupus Receives Commonwealth Bank Grant

Community Donations Program Your community. Your vote. Lupus Australia was thrilled to be included as one of the two organisations nominated by CommBank’s Macquarie Centre branch to receive a funding boost from CommBank. As a result of your votes Lupus received $500 from the CBA Macquarie Centre. The Community Donation from the Macquarie Centre Branch…

Commonwealth Bank Grants

Community Donations Program Your community. Your vote. Lupus Australia is thrilled to be included as one of the two organisations nominated by CommBank’s Macquarie Centre branch to receive a funding boost from CommBank – but we need your vote! Follow the link below and enter Macquarie Centre to access your local voting options and vote…

World Kidney Day 2023

March is National Kidney Month, and the Day is Thursday, March 9th. Many people with lupus develop problems with their kidneys, so this day and month of recognition are significant to us and our community. Lupus can cause a kidney disease called Lupus nephritis – inflammation in the kidneys that can make them stop working.…

World Lupus Day – May 2022

Celebrate World Lupus Day The World Lupus Federation invites everyone around the world to participate in the annual observance of World Lupus Day on 10th May. A global health problem, lupus affects people of all nationalities, races, ethnicity, gender and age. Lupus can affect any part of the body in any way at any time, often…

World Lupus Day – May 2022

World Lupus Day with the PM Barbara Ward the CEO of Lupus Association of NSW met the Prime Minister Scott Morrison at West Ryde today and discussed with him World Lupus Day and the new drug Anifrolumab. This drug is now available in Australia but has not as yet been accepted by the PBS. See…

RUNWEST 2021 – Update

NAB RunWest is Western Sydney’s premier community event and the first ever major running festival, it was held on Sunday March … Sunday, March 28, 2021. A team was organised by Dan as his girlfriend has recently started treatment for Lupus and has battled with several of its symptoms for the past 7 years. Following…

AstraZeneca Lupus Preceptorship

The AZ “lupus” medical team have organised to host an internal preceptorship with Prof Eric Morand Monash University and guest speaker Barbara Ward President Lupus Australia. The meeting was undertaken on the 19th March 2021. This is a new therapy area for AZ, and Barbara will be giving some insight into patient advocacy for lupus…

BBQ Bunnings Gladesville

On Saturday 13th March Bunnings Gladesville, supported a group of Lupus Volunteers to undertake a Sausage Sizzle to help raise awareness of Lupus. The day was a roaring success with over 800 sausages sold on the day along with a large quantity of drinks. It was extraordinary the number of people that had some understanding…