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For most Australians on life-saving dialysis, taking an extended break is just not possible, because dialysis isn’t something you can just put on hold and accessing dialysis elsewhere is near impossible with renal wards already at capacity.

“The Big Red Kidney Bus is an amazing service. It makes us feel like we are living a normal life, we can plan a getaway and visit wonderful and unique locations” - Alfredo

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A silent killer with no cure

90% of kidney function can be lost with no symptoms

Don’t wait for symptoms to get a Kidney Health Check from your GP, especially if you have diabetes, high blood pressure, or heart disease

3 in 4 Aussies are at risk of kidney disease

Take our 2min online risk test to see if you’re at risk

12% of deaths in Australia are kidney related

We’re saving lives by fighting for earlier detection and treatment

1 in 6 hospitalisations are kidney related

We’re training healthcare professionals & supporting Aussies whose lives are often severely restricted by invasive dialysis 60 hours a month

Take our Kidney Risk Test!

Currently, over 1.8 million Australians are unaware they have signs of kidney disease. Take the Kidney Risk Test now and we will help you understand your risk and vital next steps.

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First Nations Australians

First Nations people are twice as likely to develop kidney disease and four times as likely to die from kidney disease than non-indigenous Australians. A key priority is to work with local communities to address the inequities in care for First Nations Australians living with chronic kidney disease.

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Great Place To Work Certified

We're proud to announce that for a second year in a row, Kidney Health Australia is certified as a Great Place To Work and is recognised for our amazing culture and welcoming team.

"Being a Great Place To Work is a core priority for us! It’s an enabler for us to provide the best support we can to people with kidney disease. We also recognise that the work continues everyday to remain that way." - Kidney Health Australia CEO, Chris Forbes.

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