Schools and Anaphylaxis – allergypunk

Schools and Anaphylaxis

Did you know? Currently each state and territory for primary and secondary schools are managed by the Department of Education for each state.

Is your child starting or attending school?

Click of the links for your state to find out more for relevant guidelines for managing asthma, allergies and other medical conditions. Or contact your local Department of Education for more info.  


Australian Capital Territory (select first aid)
New South Wales



Northern Territory


South Australia


Specific Health Issues - Procedures (PDF)


Anaphylaxis Support Advisory Line - great support line for teachers, parents and childcare teachers in Victoria, linked to the department of education vic. 


 Western Australia 



 NZ Ministry of Education - Health Conditions in Education Settings



Teaching Resources

Fabulous resources for allergy education at school of various ages. 

Allergy Adventures

Allergy Adventures: Fabulous allergy awareness teacher resources and online workshops which are fun and educational. Aimed at primary school children to raise allergy awareness, and educate children about allergies and how to keep friends safe!  Compliments a great, positive children series of books



My Food Allergy Friends Great early learning resources, perfect for childcare and preschool, and early primary school. Free education resources for childcare educators, teachers and caregivers. After reading the books, childcare educators, teachers and parents can discuss the stories with children.