Ankylosing Spondylitis Groups of Australia
This website provides a place for the state AS support groups to present current information and details of activities.
QLD has an active support group with social events. The QLD group supports a weekly hydrotherapy exercise class in Brisbane for people with AS.
VIC has an active support groups with regular events and an annual seminar.
WA has some weekly exercise classes.
People in other states are encouraged and invited to join the QLD or Vic group.
This will enable you to receive the AS Australia newsletter – four times per year – which includes current Australian and international news, advances in management, details of educational and social events, and a regular exercise segment.
For queries and local information in other states – we encourage you to contact your state Arthritis Foundation 1800 011 041
See Arthritis Australia website for article by Michael Slater on his battle with AS