We celebrate the launch this week of the first National Strategic Action Plan for Rare Diseases and look forward to collaborating with others in the sector to ensure the voices of people living with rarer diseases, like muscular dystrophies, are heard. The launch of the Action Plan coincides with Rare Disease Day on 29th February [...]
‘There’s been a show of strength in support of people living with muscular dystrophy.’ Australian television presenter, Kristy Mayr and hundreds of Melbournians and interstate visitors ran and walked alongside those who can’t at Muscular Dystrophy Australia’s annual Run for Strength in Albert Park last Sunday. The inaugural Run for Strength event, first held in [...]
Run for Strength 2020 Join Australian television presenter Kristy Mayr and a host of enthusiastic runners and walkers at the 2020 Run for Strength fun run at Albert Park Lake, raising funds and awareness for Muscular Dystrophy Australia. Sign up in person on the day! Event’s details: Date: Sunday February 16, 2020 Location: Palm Lawns, [...]
Thank you for your support of Muscular Dystrophy Australia in 2019. Our office will be closed over the festive period and will re-open on Monday 13th January 2020. We look forward to continuing to work with you in the New Year.
If you were wondering what Run for Strength was about, check the Today Show story. Registrations are now open. Run for Strength 2020 at Albert Park Lake on Sunday 16th February is an event for the whole family, including pets. All proceeds from the day go towards programs, services and research for the Muscular Dystrophy [...]
Life Membership bestowed on Boris M Struk Pitcher Partners recently hosted a function to honour Boris M Struk’s illustrious contribution to muscular dystrophy as founder and recently retired inaugural Executive Director of Muscular Dystrophy Australia. Prof Andrew Kornberg with Boris M Struk Bill Schlink, President of Committee Management, MDA, spoke of Boris’ commitment at the retirement [...]
National Superhero Week Special on Sunrise Seven Sunrise - Watch the heart-warming National Superhero Week story of school kids celebrating their own special hero. Seven Sunrise story - click to view.
National Superhero Week for Muscular Dystrophy is a week-long event in which people across Australia hold an event during the week to raise awareness and funds for Muscular Dystrophy Australia’s programs, services and research. Heroes of all ages are encouraged to participate from 2nd to 8th September 2019, from kindergartens and schools, to workplaces and [...]