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Action Plan for rare diseases like muscular dystrophies

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 [...]

Huge turnout for Run for Strength 2020

‘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 [...]

NDIS assistance in bushfire affected areas – 15 Jan

NDIA staff are joining the Department of Human Services Mobile Service Centres and Mobile Service Teams being deployed in bushfire affected areas throughout NSW and Victoria. NDIA staff will be available to discuss any additional support needs with participants, their families and carers. Today’s locations (Wednesday 15 January 2020) NSW Batemans Bay - Level 1 Auditorium, [...]