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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+00:00November 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+00:00October 16th, 2018|Boris M Struk, Media, news|0 Comments

Live Q&A Brings Renewed Hope

Live Q&A Brings Renewed Hope Last night the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI), Monash University and Muscular Dystrophy Australia held a Facebook Live Q&A “You Ask We Answer” event where the MD community had the opportunity to have their questions answered in real time by a panel of experts in MD. The panel included: Boris [...]

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+00:00September 14th, 2018|Boris M Struk, Media, news, policies|0 Comments

Lord Mayor of Melbourne and Superhero – Sally Capp

“I’ve donned my cape for Superhero week to show my support for all the young superheroes living with muscular dystrophy. Let’s get behind this great cause!” Lord Mayor Sally Capp. MDA Facebook Page

By |2018-09-03T13:21:47+00:00September 3rd, 2018|ambassador, Event, fundraising, news|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+00:00August 10th, 2018|Boris M Struk, news, policies|0 Comments