To make a difference in all aspects of lymphology.
To be the peak professional organisation promoting best practice in lymphoedema management, research and education in Australasia.
As determined by the 2019-2021 Strategic Plan, ALA will achieve our Mission and Vision by:
raising awareness of lymphoedema in Australasia
providing high quality lymphoedema education and resources
pursuing equitable access to treatment and garments on behalf of people living with lymphoedema in Australia and New Zealand
encouraging and supporting lymphoedema research
providing and promoting a high quality and highly regarded lymphoedema therapist accreditation program
ensuring that the ALA is sustainable and maintains its status as a peak body
The Australasian Lymphology Association (ALA) is committed to promoting the development of lymphology in Australasia. The Association will strive to improve the management of those with, or at risk of developing lymphoedema and enhance communication between health professionals, educators, relevant authorities and government in regard to oedemas and lymphoedema.