General Support Services & Counselling

Arthritis & Osteoporosis ACT


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About Us

General Support Services

Arthritis ACT provides the following support & services:

Information & Education

Arthritis ACT provides people living in the ACT and surrounding region with information, resources and literature, access to research, a telephone information line, pain management course and website.  The foundation also conducts Chronic Conditions Seminars, GP and Pharmacy Education Evenings.

It also provides:

Membership to the Association

Quarterly Newsletters

Support Groups for Arthritis, RA/Sjogren’s Syndrome, Young Adults (Under 45), Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis & Osteoarthritis

Exercise Programs - Tai Chi, Hydrotherapy & Strength & Balance

Regular seminars and information workshops


Student Placements

Volunteer Opportunities

Registered under NDIS to deliver services -

  • exercise classes (individual and group, hydrotherapy and land based), and
  • dietetic services to adults (but don’t cover enteric feeds).


Quick Facts About The Region

Arthritis & Osteoporosis ACT is located in the suburbs of Belconnen and Bruce, the council of Canberra and the federal electorate of Fenner.