We are the peak body for kidney health in Australia. For over 50 years, we have been providing trustworthy and up-to-date resources and support to help people manage their kidney health.
We strive to create a healthier community through increased awareness and early detection of kidney disease. We connect kidney patients to vital resources and services to help them manage their condition and achieve a better quality of life.
On average 63 people die every day with kidney related disease
90% of kidney function can be lost without any symptoms – it is a silent killer
There is no cure – dialysis or a kidney transplant are the only treatment options
1.5million people in Australia are unaware they have the early markers of kidney disease
1 in 5 Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders have indicators for kidney disease
1 in 6 hospitalisations are for kidney disease or complications relating to it
Support at every stage
Your hard work will mean that people diagnosed with kidney disease are not alone on their journey. By fundraising, you will support the Kidney Helpline and Resource Hub ensuring people have somewhere to turn to for trusted and reliable information.
Your fundraising will help us fund life-changing services like the Big Red Kidney Buses, providing holiday dialysis; the Kidney Transplant Houses, providing somewhere to stay during kidney transplant; and the Kidney Kids and youth Program, providing specialist support to children and youth living with kidney disease.
Research that transforms the future
Your fundraising will help us fund research into better treatments and one day a cure, helping to transform the future of kidney disease.