National Asthma Strategy announced

The Federal Government has announced it will develop a new National Asthma Strategy.

The National Asthma Council will receive $200,000 in funding from the government to oversee, develop and implement the strategy.

Health Minister Peter Dutton said the Council will consult extensively on the development of the strategy with consumers and asthma experts, including Asthma Australia, pharmaceutical and medicine bodies, nursing associations and GP and primary health organisations.

All state and territory governments will have input with the finalised document to