What is arthritis?

Arthritis is a name for a group of over 100 conditions affecting the joints. It can affect many different parts of the joint and nearly every joint in the body
While arthritis is very common – affecting more than 3.9 million adults and children in Australia – it’s not well understood.
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Online resources

Use our collection of videos, eLearning, webinars and info sheets to better understand and manage arthritis.

Multicultural fact sheets

A number of fact sheets have been translated into several languages and are available through the Arthritis Australia website.

Languages include Arabic, Chinese (Cantonese), Croatian, Greek, Italian, Korean, Macedonian, Persian, Spanish, and Vietnamese.

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Arthritis Matters Magazine

Download the latest publication as a PDF, or check out the back-catalogue.

Arthritis Matters Magazine is a regular publication from Arthritis SA.

In the magazine:

  • updates from the President and CEO
  • national and local news
  • current research
  • services information
  • personal stories
  • upcoming events and offers
  • more!
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Annual Reports

Download the latest publication as a PDF, or check out the back-catalogue.

Annual Reports are the best place for organisational updates, financial information and major reporting. You’ll find all official Annual Reports back to 2015-16 at the link below.

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