Phone: 1800 812 942
Dietitians Australia is the peak body for dietetic and nutrition professionals, representing more than 7,000 members around Australia and overseas. DAA and its members both research and deliver evidence-based information on food and nutrition locally, nationally and internationally.
Dietitians New Zealand
Phone: (02) 6269 1080
Dietitians New Zealand (Dietitians NZ) is New Zealand’s professional association for registered dietitians. The association has over 600 members, the majority of whom are registered dietitians. The Association also has associate members who are either scientists with nutrition qualifications or dietitians who are not currently practicing.
Australian Dietary Guidelines
Phone: (02) 6269 1080
The Australian Dietary Guidelines provide advice about the amount and kinds of foods that we need to eat for health and wellbeing. The recommendations are based on scientific evidence, developed after looking at good quality research.
Better Health Channel
Phone: 1300 60 60 24 (for expert health advice from a registered nurse 24/7)
The Better Health Channel provides health and medical information to improve the health and wellbeing of people and the communities they live in. This information is quality-assured and reliable, up-to-date, locally relevant and easy to understand. The site aims to help people understand and manage their health and medical conditions but doesn’t replace care provided by medical practitioners and other qualified health professionals.
Phone: 13 11 20
Cancer Council is the only charity that works across every area of cancer, from research to prevention and support. Every day, Cancer Council supports people affected by cancer when they need it most, speaks out on behalf of the community on cancer issues, empowers people to reduce their cancer risk, and finds new ways to better detect and treat cancer.
Cancer Society New Zealand
Phone: 800 CANCER | 0800 226 237
Cancer Society is an independent charity and 100% community funded. Together with volunteers, supporters, stakeholders and staff, the Society is committed to reducing the impact of cancer on individuals and the community including conducting and funding world-class research that underpins the work in preventing cancer; supporting people as they navigate the cancer journey; and advocating to ensure that governments take action on cancer.
Phone: 1800 242 636
Representing Australia’s carers, this organisation provides specialist services for carers, including counselling, advice and information. You can call the number above for information about support services available to carers and to speak to a qualified counsellor.
Head and Neck Cancer Australia
Phone: (02) 8598 8514
Head and Neck Cancer Australia is Australia’s only not-for-profit organisation supporting patients with head and neck cancer, caregivers, family and health professionals. It was established to provide comprehensive, easy to understand and easy to access information for everyone, regardless of where they live, supporting patients and their families through their cancer journey, from diagnosis to treatment and life after cancer.
Phone: 1800 654 301
Lung Foundation Australia is the only charity and leading peak body of its kind in Australia that funds life-changing research and delivers support services that give hope to people living with lung disease or lung cancer. Since 1990, they’ve been working to ensure lung health is a priority for all, from promoting lung health and early diagnosis, advocating for policy change and research investment, raising awareness about the symptoms and prevalence of lung disease and championing equitable access to treatment and care.
My Aged Care
Phone: 1800 200 422
My Aged Care provides information on aged care, whether for yourself, family or someone you are caring for. It can also help you find Government-funded aged care services.
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
Phone: 1800 800 110
The NDIS offers a new way for people with disability to get the care and support they need to live a better life. The NDIS recognises that everyone is different and gives people with disability, choice and flexibility. This means you can choose who provides that support. If you currently take any of the Fortisip products, this could be eligible under the NDIS scheme. To seek qualification call the number above.
New Zealand Nutrition Foundation
Phone: +64 (0) 9489 3417
The New Zealand Nutrition Foundation is a professional, non-profit organisation that works in partnership with other charities, businesses and government departments to help Kiwis eat well no matter what their circumstances. They do this by running JUST COOK, a program that builds food and nutrition knowledge in youth, older people, prisoners and vulnerable families; supporting our corporate members to provide good evidence-based information; and easily understood evidence-based information available through their websites and social media channels.
Phone: (02) 4257 9011
Nutrition Australia is an independent, member organisation that aims to promote the health and wellbeing of all Australians. It aims to ‘inspire healthy eating’ through information, education and consultation services and work in all states and territories to influence policy makers, media, educators, food industry, companies and consumers.
Phone: 1800 787 653
The Stroke Foundation is a national charity that partners with the community to prevent, treat and beat stroke. They stand alongside stroke survivors and their families, healthcare professionals and researchers, building community awareness and fostering new thinking and innovative treatments. They support survivors on their journey to live the best possible life after stroke.