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Rotary International Radio Interview

Rotary International Radio Interview MDA Executive Director, Boris M Struk, made a guest appearance on Rotary Radio 96.5 FM and spent the hour with Bernadette Schwerdt talking Muscular Dystrophy, Rotary and a host of other subjects. With a vast audience, the radio medium provided a fantastic opportunity to communicate to the public the challenges that [...]

By |2019-05-10T11:10:17+10:00May 10th, 2019|ambassador, Boris M Struk, Media, news, presentation|0 Comments

MDA Awards Inaugural Research Fellowship

Dr Chantal Coles & Boris M Struk The Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI) and the Muscular Dystrophy Australia (MDA) are delighted to establish the inaugural MDA Research Fellowship, to be awarded to Dr Chantal Coles for 2019. Chantal began her research career in the primary industries, completing a PhD focusing on muscle and fat in [...]

By |2019-04-05T15:32:14+10:00April 5th, 2019|Boris M Struk, Media, news, research|0 Comments

Response to ‘fines for life-support power cuts’

Response to ‘fines for life-support power cuts’ Headlines such as “Fines for life-support power cuts” (The Age, 23/1) make me shudder. My son has Duchenne, the severest form of muscular dystrophy, and relies on a ventilator to stay alive. Over recent years, several people with muscular dystrophy have lost their lives to mis-managed power outages. [...]

By |2019-01-23T16:02:25+10:00January 23rd, 2019|Media|0 Comments

World-first Christmas campaign gives children a reason to smile

A partnership between young children living with the devastating disorder Muscular Dystrophy (MD) and a group of engineers at Monash University has resulted in a world-first Christmas campaign – complete with environmentally-friendly 3D Christmas decorations. Little Miracles

By |2018-11-16T14:40:20+10:00November 16th, 2018|Event, fundraising, Media, news, research|0 Comments

Australia Post – we deliver. Sometimes…

Australia Post – we deliver. Sometimes... I read a few months ago that there were more than 1.1 million complaints to Australia Post in 2016-2017 and that figure was actually down by 30% over the last previous two years.  Apparently the drop did not indicate an improvement in customer service. This implies that people probably [...]

By |2018-10-16T11:00:39+10:00October 16th, 2018|Boris M Struk, Media, news|0 Comments

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

ChallengeMD! Goldfields Video

Following a very successful two consecutive years taking ChallengeMD! Goldfields through the Victorian Goldfields Region, the bike ride returns for 2018! Running from Thursday 27th September – Sunday 30th September, ChallengeMD! Goldfields is a four day fully-supported charity cycling tour through Victoria’s wonderfully historic and nostalgic Goldfield region. The 450km route takes participants through Bacchus [...]

By |2018-09-08T09:53:32+10:00June 27th, 2018|ChallengeMD, fundraising, Media|0 Comments