policies

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

The Cost of Muscular Dystrophy Report Launch

"The Cost of Muscular Dystrophy" Report Launch Parliament House - Canberra Assoc. Prof. John Gullotta AMA, Boris M Struk MDA & Lynne Pezzullo Access Economics pictured in front of Parliament House with the Report. A new report commissioned by the Muscular Dystrophy Association has been released that shows the disease costs the Australian community an [...]