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MND Research Australia grants open
MND Research Australia grants open

Morag Millington | 6/07/2020

Applications for MND Research Australia's 2021 grants are now open. 

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Neurological Alliance calls for permanent extension to telehealth

Morag Millington | 30/06/2020

The Neurological Alliance Australia is calling on the Australian Government to permently extend the amendments made to MBS telehealth items introduced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These supports are currently scheduled to cease after 30 September 2020.

Research newsletters
Research newsletters

Laura Birks | 24/06/2020

MND Research Australia has recently published new editions of Advance and the International Research Update

Letter to Greg Hunt from MND Australia
Letter to Greg Hunt from MND Australia

Laura Birks | 15/06/2020

Last week, MND Australia sent a letter to the Minister for Health, the Hon. Greg Hunt. Here is a copy of the letter, which highlights some of the issues faced by MND researchers in Australian universities in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the support that is urgently needed to continue MND research. 

MNDRIA is becoming MND Research Australia
MNDRIA is becoming MND Research Australia

Laura Birks | 11/06/2020

After 30+ years as the MND Research Institute of Australia (MNDRIA) the time has come to move to a simpler name that better reflects our role as the national MND research organisation. We are therefore changing the organisation name to MND Research Australia (MNDRA).
 

MND Australia joins with Healthdirect Australia as an information p...
MND Australia joins with Healthdirect Australia as an information partner

Morag Millington | 9/06/2020

We're pleased to recently begin an information partnership with Healthdirect Australia, a government-owned NFP that provides trusted health information and advice.

#AM4MND Australia Moves for MND
#AM4MND Australia Moves for MND

Morag Millington | 4/05/2020

To celebrate MND Week 2020, the national network of MND associations has launched a new virtual fundraiser - Australia Moves for MND. 

People diagnosed with a disability aged 65+ cannot access the NDIS:...
People diagnosed with a disability aged 65+ cannot access the NDIS: MND Australia calls for an end to this age discrimination

Morag Millington | 4/05/2020

The introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has brought many positive changes for Australians living with a disability: most people can now access NDIS funding for the care, equipment and services they need. However, one group of Australians is missing out – those diagnosed with a disability when aged 65 or over.
 

MND Week 2020
MND Week 2020

Morag Millington | 3/05/2020

Today marks this start of this year's MND Week 2020.

MND clinical trials during COVID-19 pandemic
MND clinical trials during COVID-19 pandemic

Morag Millington | 3/04/2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting nearly all aspects of our lives. As a result, neurologists have had to significantly alter their work practices and this, in turn, may impact MND clinical trials currently underway in Australia.
 

 

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