This website has been developed to ensure its content is available to the widest possible audience, including readers using assistive technology or accessibility features. By adhering to guidelines for accessible web design, we acknowledge the diversity of communication methods, available technologies and abilities of web-users in the community. IBAS strives to maintain conformance to W3C's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.
This website contains links to pages contained on external government and non-government websites (collectively "third party websites"). These third party websites are not owned or endorsed by us and the accessibility of these third party websites is independent of the accessibility of this website.
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) have been used to create consistent visual layout within this website. This website will display correctly and functionally work in browsers which support CSS, including Internet Explorer 6 and 7, Firefox 1 and 2, Netscape 7 and 8, and Safari 1.
Where images are used for navigation, or are intended to convey information, a description of the image has been provided within the alt tag of the image. However purely images used only for decoration have blank alt tags.
The pages in this website are structured using properly ordered headers.
This is done to aid legibility and to allow users to skim the main parts of the page. For instance some browsers can list all the headers on a page, or navigate directly to the next or previous header.
We welcome your comments, queries and feedback regarding the accessibility of this website. Please contact us directly.
Interested to participate in a study investigating the effect of fatigue on driving performance?
Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is a chronic lung condition that causes stiff lungs and restricts sufferers from taking a deep breath. Exercise in a gym, or swimming, walking or riding a bike, can help...
Sleep apnea is a condition where breathing is abnormal during sleep. There are two main forms of sleep apnea: obstructive and central. For obstructive sleep apnea, breathing is reduced because the airway...
Dr Anna Ridgers, Respiratory and Sleep Physician and IBAS Associate Researcher, has been awarded best oral presentation at the TSANZ annual scientific meeting in the interventional pulmonology category.
Members of the DRSM and IBAS were well-represented in the medals and prizes awarded by the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ) and the Australian and New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science (ANZSRS).
Prof Anne Holland's research on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is featured as one of the 10 best research topics in the NHMRC publication, Tracker.
This Sleep Awareness Week, Austin Health's sleep experts remind us all that sleep is integral to good health, particularly at times when we're under stress.