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The Australian Kidney Foundation trades as Kidney Health Australia
Our Australian Business Number is ABN 37 008 464 426 
ACN 008 464 426 - Company Limited by Guarantee

Our Constitution
Refer our Kidney Health Australia Constitution.

Intellectual Property
Represents the property of your mind or intellect. It can be an invention, trade mark, original design or the practical application of a good idea - your proprietary knowledge - a key component of success today.

Kidney Health Australia - Intellectual Property
Search for Trademarks, Patents, Design and Copyrights belonging to Kidney Health Australia pending and owned by Kidney Health Australia using the Australian Trade Mark Online Search System.

Copyright - ©2008 Kidney Health Australia
Copyright applies to all information published by Kidney Health Australia and needs to be observed. When quoting information from any Kidney Health Australia publication or material, you must reference the source of this information.

There is no system of registration for Copyright protection in Australia. Copyright law comes from the Copyright Act and from court decisions and gives exclusive rights to license others in regard to copying the work, performing it in public, broadcasting it, publishing it and making an adaptation of the work. Copyright material will also enjoy protection under the laws of other countries who are signatories to the international treaties, of which Australia is a member.


KHA is committed to providing you with the highest levels of customer service. KHA respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal information. Our privacy policy outlines our approach to privacy and how we collect, use and protect your personal information. It also sets out your rights in relation to accessing the personal information we collect and hold about you. We are bound by the Australian Privacy Principles (or APP's) in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).

The policy sets out the information that KHA is required to communicate to its customers. KHA recommends that you keep this information for future reference. The Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) in the Privacy Act 1988 are to be applied and complied with by KHA staff in relation to the collection, retention, use and disclosure of personal information.

This policy acknowledges and draws on relevant Guidelines published by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner oaic.gov.au
To review Kidney Health Australia's Privacy Statement in full - download pdf>


Kidney Health Australia’s vision is to advance the public health agenda through awareness, detection, prevention and management of kidney disease in Australia and our region. KHA is highly motivated to work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders and partners to apply a direct and proactive drive to this critical task. Our kidney health education sites are: kidney.org.au * homedialysis.org.au * kidneycancer.org.au * kcat.org.au

Website Authorship
Kidney Health Australia has a rigorous quality assurance and approval process to ensure health education information we present, is evidence-based and reflects current best practice for each of its websites, which includes:

  • Research, writing and editing
    All kidney health resources are researched, written, edited and proofread by our Publications Editorial Team who have extensive experience in the health sector.
  • Verification (external)
    All kidney health resources are checked and approved by external content experts. These people are specialists in their fields and include clinicians, academics and other allied health professionals.
  • Verification (internal)
    All kidney health resources are checked by our Health Publications Editorial team and then referred to other areas of Kidney Health Australia as required.
  • Review and updates
    All kidney health resources are reviewed annually by external reviewers and approved by our Health Publications Editorial team.

Standards of Health Information
KHA is an approved information partner of Health Direct Australia - this approval endorses that our health and medical education information passes their strict quality assessment process. Health Direct Australia is your gateway to quality, trusted health information.

This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify.
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Disclaimer: Information provided on our websites does not constitute medical advice and is intended for information only. Kidney Health Australia advises that you should consult a health professional for specific treatment recommendations.

Recommended weblinks
Our collection of recommended weblinks are provided for your convenience. Although the quality of these sites is checked by our health and medical team, Kidney Health Australia takes no responsibility for their content or reliability. Our listing of these sites should not be taken as our endorsement. Be aware, other sites may link to our website without our knowledge or permission. 


As the peak body in kidney and urinary health, Kidney Health Australia seeks to identify interested parties who share in our vision.

In establishing strategic partnerships across such sectors as pharmaceutical, water and other corporate organisations, we increase our capacity to propel these important health issues into the public domain. By engaging and capturing the attention of important influencers in media and political spheres, Kidney Health Australia can raise vital funds for medical research and create a sustainable platform for health messaging in the community to increase prevention and detection of this disease and its gateways.

Kidney Health Australia has developed a partnership strategy and invite any organisation to be a part of this initiative by offering active involvement in the delivery of sensitive and best practice modelled programs.

Refer to Partnerships and Our Partners for more information about the current organisations, corporate partners or pharmaceutical companies who generously give unrestricted grants to Kidney Health Australia, to help us carry out our programs and work in the Australian kidney community.

Kidney Health Australia does not directly host paid advertisements for any product and does not host or receive funding from advertising or from the display of commercial content.


Kidney Health Australia reserves the right of its moderators to remove or ban any user of any of our social networking spaces, for violating any Social Network House Rules or for any other behaviour deemed to be inappropriate.

We remind you others may read and use your comments. Any comments made within any of our social networking areas, should be designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her existing physician.

Kidney Health Australia encourages community discussion and this page is a place where people affected by kidney disease – or interested in supporting our cause – can come to seek information, form networks, and share experiences in a safe and supportive environment.

To help foster that environment, we ask participants to refrain from any posts or comments to the page that are illegal, inappropriate, obscene, offensive, aggressive, spam, soliciting, or otherwise deemed unsuitable by moderators.

Kidney Health Australia will delete any content that disregard these rules, and users who repeatedly break these rules may be banned from Kidney Health Australia’s page.

Of course, we recognise that the overwhelming number of our supporters comment here to support the kidney cause, and to support those living with kidney disease, and for that we say thank you.

Information provided on www.kidney.org.au or offered by a health professional on any Kidney Health Australia social networking area, should not be used in place of consultation with, or advice of, your physician or other healthcare provider.

We encourage creative expression, however, as in any environment where people are given this freedom, conflict may arise. If an author uses language or materials that offend the material will not be displayed. Do not post content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive to anyone's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable. Treat other people's privacy as you would your own.

These social networking areas are provided for the use of our kidney community to give these individuals an opportunity to gain emotional support, and to share experience with others having a similar lifestyle and chronic health conditions.

External Kidney Health Australia's social networking areas

Updated 9 September 2015

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  The material contained on this site does not constitute medical advice. It is intended for information purposes only. Published by Kidney Health Australia. Privacy Policy. For information about website content please contact the National Communications Manager.

© 2008 Kidney Health Australia

Last updated: Oct 2015.