About Us

IBAS is an incorporated not-for-profit organisation with the mission of promoting, facilitating and co-ordinating research and education in respiratory and sleep health.

The objectives of the Institute are to:

  • Promote and provide a focus for research and education in respiratory and sleep health
  • Reduce morbidity and mortality and improve quality of life for persons with respiratory and sleep disorders
  • Promote occupational health, driver safety and clean air through respiratory and sleep health programs
  • Provide leadership and education in respiratory and sleep health
  • Attract, co-ordinate and manage funding programs for research and education in respiratory and sleep health

IBAS has been working towards these objectives since its inception in 2000. It has grown from a handful of clinician-researchers to a group of over 150 personnel.

IBAS is a Company Limited by Guarantee under Corporations Law

This website contains information about IBAS' organisational structure,  affiliations, work, people and history. 

IBAS ABN (Australian Business Number) is 39 093 685 879

IBAS ACN (Australian Company Number) is  093 685 879

IBAS DUNS Number is 740561378

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