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Register now for the 9th National MND Australia Conference on care ...
Register now for the 9th National MND Australia Conference on care 2018

Alana Maytum | 11/07/2018

Registration for the 9th National Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Australia Conference is now open. The conference will be hosted by the MND Association of South Australia on Friday 31 August 2018 in Adelaide

Advocacy in Action: Global MND Awareness Day
Advocacy in Action: Global MND Awareness Day

Alana Maytum | 26/06/2018

MND Australia CEO, Carol Birks, together with CEOs from MND NSW and Victoria, headed to Canberra to raise awareness of MND amongst federal decision makers on Global MND Awareness Day 2018. 

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$2.5 million for MND patient-centred care initiative

| 29/05/2018

The MND Research Institute of Australia (MNDRIA) is proud to be part of a consortium of research organisations, clinical groups, patient-centred organisations and care providers who have won funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to collect real-time data to inform best practice services, research and enrolment in clinical trials.

MND Australia announces Research Strategy 2018 - 2021
MND Australia announces Research Strategy 2018 - 2021

| 15/05/2018

MND Australia is proud to announce its new research strategy for 2018 – 2021, Investing in Innovation, Partnering for Progress.

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What does Budget 2018 – 2019 mean for people living with MND in Australia?

Carol Birks | 9/05/2018

MND Australia has prepared this response to the national Budget, which was handed down by the Treasurer on 8 May 2018

We've launched Make Aged Care Fair
We've launched Make Aged Care Fair

Alana Maytum | 7/05/2018

Today is the beginning of MND week 2018 and this year we are pleased to announce the launch of Make Aged Care Fair – a new campaign that calls on the Government to make sure people diagnosed with motor neurone disease when aged 65 or over have access to the right care, in the right place, at the right time.

 

MND Australia Research Priorities Survey informs future research st...
MND Australia Research Priorities Survey informs future research strategy

| 3/05/2018

A total of 567 people have responded to the MND Australia Research Priorities Survey, providing feedback on MND research and the many challenges faced by people with MND and their families. The survey results will help to develop MND Australia’s future research strategy. 

Disability organisations call on the government to fully fund the NDIS
Disability organisations call on the government to fully fund the NDIS

Carol Birks | 27/04/2018

MND Australia joins with other peak disability organisations in calling for more information on how the federal government will fund the NDIS following the announcement this week that the additional 0.5 per cent increase in the medicare levy to fully fund the scheme will be scrapped.  

Development in latest speech technology
Development in latest speech technology

Alana Maytum | 16/04/2018

Project Revoice is an exciting new Australian initiative involving the development of ground-breaking speech technology that has enabled Pat Quinn – one of the founder's of the ice bucket challenge – to speak in a voice that sounds like his own.

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Team Update

Carol Birks | 4/04/2018

I am pleased to announce that our new re-structured team is almost complete! We welcome Stella Collier who joined the team today as our part time accounts and administration officer. An opportunity still exists for a dynamic and passionate donor  manager to join the MND Australia team.

 

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