Kidney Disease

Learn the definition of chronic kidney disease, and its risk factors and symptoms.


Help families affected by kidney disease 

Dean was born with hereditary kidney disease. In just six months, Dean’s health rapidly deteriorated and he urgently needed dialysis to keep him alive.  His best chance of survival long-term was a kidney transplant, but where would he and his family stay during the crucial transplant surgery recovery?


Help us keep the doors of our Transplant Houses open for families like Dean’s who desperately need them.



Dean and his daughter


Date: 26/03/2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) was first reported in December 2019. There is no need for alarm but people with kidney disease should be aware that, just like with the flu, they are at a higher risk of severe symptoms and complications from coronavirus.

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Date: 21/02/2020

Kidney Health Australia has welcomed Kimberly Taylor to the team , stepping into the Project Manger role for the Yarnings Consultations. 

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Kidney Health Australia’s Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Ambassador Program is pleased to announce its first endorsed CKD Ambassador practice, North Shore General Practice in Townsville.

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