Ankylosing Spondylitis Victoria Inc is an organisation of people who wish to improve knowledge of AS and the ability to manage the condition. Our group shares a number of goals and objectives for people and families living with Ankylosing Spondylitis as set out in "Our Mission Statement" on Home page.
Ankylosing Spondylitis Victoria Inc is registered as a charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission ABN 66 915 454 826
AS Vic Inc has support from and interaction with many organisations and individuals these are our main connections.
Austin Spondylitis Clinic
Lionel Schachna, Rheumatologist
Ankylosing Spondylitis Group of Queensland
Caulfield Community Health Services (CCHS)
Belinda Coulter , Physiotherpist
Chronic Illness Alliance
Collective of Self Help groups
Health Issues centre
. Margaret Lewington, Physiotherapist
MBE Printing Services kew
Ankylosing Spondylits International Federation (ASIF)
National Ankylosing Spondyilitis Society (NASS) UK
Spondylitis Association of America (SAA)
AS Vic Inc was founded in 2005 , Incorporated 2012 . We are Incorporated under the Associations Incorporation Reform Act 2012 and operate under the rules contained therein.
Our Historical background is documented in Astretch Newsletter Spring 2005.
Our President awarded -
Arthritis Vic- Life Membership
Department of Health - Outstanding individual achievement-Primary care Volunteer award
AS Victoria Inc President Annie McPherson with Minister for Health (Victoria) David Davis 14th May 2014