Asthma is a chronic lung disease which narrows and inflames the airways. It can occur in individuals irrespective of their age, even in infants; most children with the illness developed it by about age five and more common in boys than in girls in early childhood and the tendency to develop it often runs in families.It causes breathing problems, with symptoms like coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath. In 2013, asthma caused the deaths of 389 Australians. Asthma affects 14-16% of children in Australia. The more number of children in Australia with asthma are occasional occurrence which lasts for a short period of time. They will be taking medication when symptoms are noticed. Less than five percent of children have persistent asthma and found in individuals residing in remote locations.