Putting Lycra before Wheelchairs

Putting Lycra before Wheelchairs Yesterday, I learned that in the Greens world there are no disabled people. No small feat considering that 1 in 4 Australians has a form of disability. I am outraged at the lack of inclusion and total selfishness that the Greens Councillors are displaying. Our community needs more help getting around, [...]

By |2018-09-17T15:35:05+10:00September 14th, 2018|Boris M Struk, Media, news, policies|0 Comments

Diagnosis and Educational Needs are Equally Important

Diagnosis and Educational Needs are Equally Important As a father of a son with Muscular Dystrophy and Muscular Dystrophy Australia’s Executive Director for the last 34 years it is with great interest that I recently read an article about a ‘can do’ approach for disabled students. It has been my goal for the last three [...]

By |2018-08-10T21:18:32+10:00August 10th, 2018|Boris M Struk, news, policies|0 Comments

MDA’s $1,000,000 Making a Difference

MDA Support of “Muscle Clinic” at RCH exceeds $1,000,000 creating world’s first dedicated multi-disciplinary Clinic Sometimes we need a reminder to realise just how far Muscular Dystrophy Australia’s support of the MD Community extends. The relationship between the MDA and RCH goes back some 26 years, when MDA was funding a dedicated MD Social Worker [...]

By |2018-06-01T03:49:05+10:00September 13th, 2017|about, information, news, research, Support Services, trials|0 Comments

MDA in The Sunday Age & Sydney Morning Herald

MDA was in the Sunday Age as well as online in the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age online talking about the importance of NDIS funding student placements, so respite programs such as CampMDA can continue. Uncertainty over how the National Disability Insurance Scheme will fund student placements could lead to "a generation of workers [...]

By |2017-06-06T13:12:25+10:00June 6th, 2017|about, Boris M Struk, CampMDA, Media, news, policies, Respite|0 Comments

NDIS – implementation will create a new landscape

All great changes are preceded by uncertainty With the roll-out of the NDIS, the service delivery landscape in the disability sector will forever change in Australia. For some, this change will bring a certainty in the sourcing of support services while for others it will raise unrealistic expectations of what the NDIS will provide to [...]

By |2018-06-01T03:49:10+10:00November 30th, 2016|about, Boris M Struk, policies, Support Services|0 Comments

MDA Passed the ISO 9001 Audit with 100% compliance

MDA Passed the ISO 9001 Muscular Dystrophy Australia (MDA) has just passed its recent ISO 9001 Audit with 100% compliance and the organisation’s Executive Director, Boris M Struk, says he could not be more proud of the achievement. “Receiving the accreditation in 2013 was a wonderful accomplishment and placed MDA in a superior position in [...]

By |2016-10-03T14:37:42+10:00June 2nd, 2015|award, news, policies|0 Comments

Highly Visible to the Travelling Masses

Highly Visible to the Travelling Masses To coincide with National MD Awareness Month, new signage installed on the rear wall at the Home of MDA, has placed Muscular Dystrophy in full view of over 100,000+ commuters on a daily basis. Particularly visible from the elevated City Link there will be no mistaking as to who [...]

By |2016-10-03T14:50:02+10:00July 23rd, 2012|about|Comments Off on Highly Visible to the Travelling Masses

Let’s FightMD

Launch of MDA Awareness Campaign Champion boxers Kostya Tszyu, Barry Michael, Sam Soliman & Paul Briggs - have united in the Let's FightMD campaign. Launched on Sunday 16th August at Sam Soliman's "Return of the King" bout "Box on the Docks 6", the Let's FightMD campaign has set the stage for MDA's national awareness campaign [...]

By |2018-06-01T03:49:27+10:00August 16th, 2009|about, Event, fundraising, Media, news|Comments Off on Let’s FightMD