Welcome!

The Lupus Association of Tasmania is a self-funded non-profit organisation served by volunteers.

We are committed to understanding and supporting people with Lupus, Sjögren’s, Scleroderma, Fibromyalgia or any auto-immune disease in the following ways:

  • By educating and informing patients and their families.
  • By providing support in the form of encouragement and service.
  • By promoting and supporting research designed to discover the cause of, and a cure for, lupus and related auto-immune diseases. 
  • To read our Patron and President’s messages, please click here
  • For information on Lupus, Sjögren’s syndrome, Fibromyalgia syndrome, and Scleroderma, please click here.
  • To make a donation and support your local organisation and research, please click here.
  • To contact the Lupus Association of Tasmania, please click here.

Established 1st December, 1999.

A public lecture was held during Lupus Awareness Month, featuring leading researcher Dr Marline Squance.
She was featured in the Examiner, the article is here.
Read her PDF here.

 

lois and marline

Lupus Association of Tasmania president Dr Lois Beckwith, with Autoimmune Resource and Research Centre chief executive Dr Marline Squance. Picture: Jessica Willard