Posted: Thursday, 8 November 2018
The HFA Youth Canoe Journey has been postponed.
Posted: Wednesday, 10 October 2018
We are very pleased to announce the release of Female Factors, our new resource about bleeding disorders for young women.
Posted: Sunday, 7 October 2018
It’s the start of Bleeding Disorders Awareness Week until Sat 13 October. This week is an opportunity for Haemophilia Foundations and other organisations, as well as individuals and families to take part in a campaign and activities to raise awareness about haemophilia, von Willebrand disorder and related inherited bleeding disorders throughout Australia.
Go to BDAW HFA for more information and downloads
Posted: Tuesday, 18 September 2018
Why is HFA changing VWD from von Willebrand disorder to von Willebrand disease?
Posted: Tuesday, 18 September 2018
Posted: Friday, 17 August 2018
The closing date for Go for it Grants applications has been extended to Friday 21 September 2018.
Posted: Monday, 13 August 2018
Applications for the HFA Youth Canoe Journey have now been extended until Friday 31 August 2018.
Posted: Thursday, 2 August 2018
A new hepatitis C treatment, Maviret®, was added to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme on 1 August 2018.
Posted: Wednesday, 18 April 2018
Thank you to everyone who gave feedback in our The Female Factors survey. And congratulations to our prize draw winner!
Posted: Tuesday, 17 April 2018
On 17 April World Haemophilia Day is recognised globally to increase awareness of haemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders. The theme for World Haemophilia Day 2018 is ‘Sharing Knowledge Makes Us Stronger’.
Posted: Thursday, 15 March 2018
Help us to improve our The Female Factors booklets with your feedback!
Posted: Wednesday, 28 February 2018
Today is Rare Disease Day. Join us in making the voice of people with rare diseases heard!
Posted: Friday, 12 January 2018
For the sixth year a group of cyclists led by Dr Simon McRae and Andrew Atkins will ride as Team.Factor to take on the BUPA Challenge Tour in South Australia on Friday 19 January 2018.
Posted: Thursday, 21 December 2017
The HFA Council and staff wish you a happy and safe festive season.
Posted: Thursday, 7 December 2017
Today researchers at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney and their international collaborators announced a breakthrough in gene therapy for haemophilia B.
Posted: Friday, 1 December 2017
Posted: Monday, 30 October 2017
The Rt Hon Sir Ninian Stephen, HFA’s Patron for many years, died on the weekend, aged 94.
Posted: Friday, 27 October 2017
Posted: Friday, 18 August 2017
From Tuesday 22 August 2017 if you want to use the REMEMBER ME function on the MyABDR app, you will need to set a 4-digit pin.
Posted: Friday, 4 August 2017
From 1 August 2017 a new hepatitis C treatment has been made available on the PBS to treat people who have any strain of hepatitis C virus (HCV).
Posted: Friday, 28 July 2017
Today is World Hepatitis Day.
This year we celebrate World Hepatitis Day with the stories of people with haemophilia who have been cured of their hep C.
Posted: Friday, 14 July 2017
Help HFA to comment to the Australian Government about the impact of private health insurance on the bleeding disorders community - complete the HFA community survey by 24 July 2017
Posted: Thursday, 22 June 2017
Complete the MyABDR user survey by Friday 30 June 2017. Tell us about your experience of MyABDR and changes you would like to see in the future
Posted: Monday, 15 May 2017
HFA is pleased to announce the release of the new The Female Factors booklet, Haemophilia - Finding out you carry the gene.
Posted: Monday, 17 April 2017
TODAY IS WORLD HAEMOPHILIA DAY!
Posted: Tuesday, 11 April 2017
In 2017 the theme for World Haemophilia Day is Hear Their Voices – showing support for the millions of women and girls affected by bleeding disorders.
It is an opportunity to bring attention to the women and girls in our community who live with a bleeding disorder or have someone in their lives who does.
Posted: Saturday, 1 April 2017
Take on the challenge and wear a red tie/scarf to raise awareness for people with bleeding disorders #RedTieChallengeAUS send us your pic!
Posted: Tuesday, 28 February 2017
On Rare Disease Day research brings hope.
Posted: Tuesday, 21 February 2017
Posted: Friday, 3 February 2017
For the fifth year in a row Team.Factor rode in the gruelling 2017 BUPA Challenge Tour to fundraise for their favourite cause - Haemophilia Foundation Australia.
Posted: Wednesday, 11 January 2017
Posted: Tuesday, 6 December 2016
Posted: Thursday, 1 December 2016
Posted: Monday, 10 October 2016
Join us in celebrating Haemophilia Awareness Week - 9 to 15 October 2016
Posted: Tuesday, 13 September 2016
The Guidelines for the management of haemophilia in Australia have now been released.
These new Guidelines are a first for Australia, with multidisciplinary advice on care and management of people with haemophilia that is relevant to an Australian setting.
Posted: Thursday, 28 July 2016
Today is World Hepatitis Day.
In 2016 revolutionary new hep C treatments are now available.
What is so exciting about the new hep C treatments for people with bleeding disorders?
Watch our video to find out more from the experts!
Posted: Friday, 24 June 2016
Get your copy of The Female Factors snapshot now! - HFA's introductory booklet on bleeding disorders in females
Posted: Friday, 15 April 2016
Sunday April 17 is World Haemophilia Day. Connect to the international community to help achieve Treatment for All!
Posted: Tuesday, 1 March 2016
From 1 March 2016 new breakthrough hepatitis C treatments will be available on the PBS
Posted: Monday, 29 February 2016
It’s a day when people living with a rare disease, or those affected by it, community organisations, carers and health professionals, researchers, government and industry come together in solidarity to raise awareness of rare diseases.
Posted: Monday, 4 January 2016
For the fourth year a group of cyclists led by Dr Simon McRae and Andrew Atkins will ride as Team.Factor to take on the BUPA Challenge Tour in South Australia on Friday 22 January 2016. The 2016 Bupa Challenge Tour will be from Norwood to Victor Harbor, just over 140kms.
Posted: Monday, 21 December 2015
A very welcome Christmas message for our community: Australian Minister for Health Sussan Ley has announced that new breakthrough hepatitis C treatments will be available on the PBS from 1 March 2016.
Posted: Tuesday, 1 December 2015
World AIDS Dayis marked internationally on 1 December.
This is a time to raise awareness in the wider community about the issues surrounding HIV and AIDS...
Posted: Wednesday, 30 September 2015
With time running out for many people with hepatitis C, Haemophilia Foundation Australia joined Hepatitis Australia and 25 other health organisations today in an open letter to Australian Health Minister...
Posted: Friday, 21 August 2015
HFA welcomes the recommendation of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) to add Viekira PAK® to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C genotype 1...
Posted: Tuesday, 11 August 2015
Thanks to everyone who completed the HFA National Member Survey...
Posted: Tuesday, 28 July 2015
Make sure you answer the HFA National Community Survey to be in the draw to win great prizes!
Posted: Friday, 10 July 2015
Are you ready to take action on World Hepatitis Day?
Posted: Friday, 26 June 2015
The Australian Government has released The Silent Disease - Hep C Inquiry report
Posted: Tuesday, 16 June 2015
Complete the survey and have your say on HFA's programs and services
Posted: Friday, 24 April 2015
PBAC has recommended new hepatitis C treatments for listing on the PBS
Posted: Thursday, 16 April 2015
April 17 is World Haemophilia Day and landmarks are turning red worldwide
Posted: Monday, 23 March 2015
Thank you for your contributions to the HFA hep C survey
Posted: Tuesday, 10 February 2015
It's not too late to tell your story for the government inquiry
Posted: Friday, 23 January 2015
If you are a Haemophilia Centre patient you will need to complete new ABDR MyABDR privacy consent form
Posted: Monday, 15 December 2014
Complete the HFA survey and tell your story for the Hep C inquiry
Posted: Friday, 5 December 2014
A new Australian Government inquiry into hepatitis C was announced this week
Posted: Thursday, 11 September 2014
An update on the availability of new hep C treatments in Australia
Posted: Monday, 14 July 2014
The 2014 International AIDS Conference will take place in Melbourne 20-25 July 2014.
Posted: Friday, 30 May 2014
The National Blood Authority (NBA) has finalised the new contracts for the ongoing supply of clotting factor treatment products in Australia.
Posted: Thursday, 29 May 2014
Please help HFA to tell the Australian Government about your views on new hepatitis C treatments
Posted: Thursday, 29 May 2014
Are you affected by hep C? Help us to tell government about your health care costs
Posted: Tuesday, 25 March 2014
The official launch of MyABDR recognises a world first app and web site for people with bleeding disorders
Posted: Tuesday, 11 March 2014
MyABDR is now available. Find out how to register and get started!
Posted: Saturday, 8 March 2014
Haemophilia treatments - tell us what you think.
Posted: Tuesday, 23 July 2013
Complete the MyABDR survey and enter the draws for great prizes!
Posted: Friday, 12 July 2013
The MyABDR project to develop an app for people to record treatment and bleeds has commenced!
Posted: Tuesday, 15 November 2011
What do the blood product tender processes mean for people currently treated with recombinant factor VIII for haemophilia A? Important information is now available .
Posted: Monday, 12 September 2011
The HFA Council and Board acknowledges the passing of Peter Mathews on 5 September 2011.
Posted: Thursday, 21 April 2011
The Fogarty family talk about their haemophilia experience on Australian TV news for World Haemophilia Day.
Posted: Friday, 16 July 2010
Members of the World Federation of Hemophilia General Assembly today voted that Melbourne will be the host city for the 2014 World Hemophilia Congress.
Posted: Friday, 15 May 2009
Results presented at an international conference have given hope of a cure for those people in Australia with bleeding disorders who also live with hepatitis C.
Posted: Thursday, 19 February 2009
Update on the detection of vCJD in the post mortem of a UK man with haemophilia A
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