Media

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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

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 [...]