Painaustralia is the national peak body working to improve the quality of life of people living with pain, their families and carers, and to minimise the social and economic burden of pain.
Painaustralia represents the interests of a broad membership that includes health, medical, research and consumer organisations.
Established in 2011, our focus is to work with governments, health professional and consumer bodies, funders, educational and research institutions, to facilitate implementation of the National Pain Strategy Australia-wide.
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Our mission and Goals
Our mission is to improve the quality of life of people living with pain, their families and carers, and to minimise the social and economic burden of pain on individuals and the community.
Our aim is to make pain a national health priority and ensure equitable access to effective pain services for all Australians.
Our goal is for the Australian Government to endorse and coordinate implementation of a National Pain Strategy and it blueprint the National Action Plan to ensure a nationally consistent approach to pain health services Australia-wide.
We invite you to read our strategic plan. Should you wish to comment on our plan, please