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Welcome to the Haemophilia Foundation Australian Capital Territory

Our Mission

"To improve the well-being
of the haemophilia community
through mutual support,
networking, advocacy and striving
for optimal health care"

About Us

Haemophila Foundation Australian Capital Territory Incorporated (HFACT) is an incorporated body representing people and their families affected by haemophilia, von Willebrand's disorder and other bleeding disorders in the city of Canberra, and the surrounding region of the Australian Capital Territory and southern New South Wales. 

HFACT is a member organisation of the Haemophilia Foundation Australia (HFA).


HFACT provides mutual support to its members through social events, education programmes and one-to-one support between members.

We offer the services of a counsellor / support worker who is available to assist members, their families or other people affected by bleeding disorders.

We also provide logistical and educational support for the Haemophilia Treatment Centre at Canberra Hospital.


Membership of the Haemophilia Foundation Australian Capital Territory Inc is open to all people who are affected by haemophilia or related bleeding disorders, their families and carers, including medical professionals.

Membership of HFACT includes membership of the national peak organisation, the Haemophilia Foundation Australia.

Annual membership of HFACT is a modest $5 for a single person or $10 for a family.

If you are interested in becoming a member, please download our Membership Application form and return the completed form to HFACT.

Strategic Plan

The five main areas in which HFACT operates are:


Awareness of Haemophilia issues through education and constructive representation.


Ready access to optimal and attention to issues that may arise.


Ongoing interaction with related agencies.


A strong and enthusiastic membership body.


Open and effective management.

More details may be found in our Strategic Plan document.

Contact Details

Postal address PO Box 331 email: secretary@hfact.org.au
  Mawson ACT 2607  
President Mr Claude Damiani telephone: 0412 839 135
    email: president@hfact.org.au
Counsellor Ms Kathryn Body telephone: 0409 830 472
    email: counsellor@hfact.org.au


Canberra Hospital - Haemophilia Treatment Centre
If you need treatment for a bleeding disorder while in the ACT, here are the contact details of the Haemophilia Treatment Centre at Canberra Hospital:


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ACT Health - Canberra Hospital


Yamba Drive, Garran ACT

Telephone Numbers:

Main switchboard

(02) 6244 2222
  Accident and Emergency (02) 6244 2611
24 hours 7 days week

Haemophilia Treatment Centre:
Room 401, 4th Floor,
Canberra Region Cancer Centre

0481 013 323
9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday
  Drop-in Clinic Days -
No appointment necessary, although a call prior to arrival to check that staff are available would be appreciated.
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
  Other days by prior arrangement -
Please call the Haemophilia Nurse first.
Mondays and Wednesdays
  Haemophilia Nurse and Mr James Slade
  Bleeding Disorders Co-ordinator 0481 013 323
    email: haemophilia@act.gov.au
  Other hospital departments:
  Physiotherapy Department (02) 6244 2154
  Paediatric Day Stay Centre (02) 6174 7372. Please call ahead first.
8:30am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday


 Contact: Secretary@hfact.org.au
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Last updated:29 June 2016 

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