Muscular Dystrophy Australia is here to help you wherever you live

Muscular Dystrophy Australia is here to help people across Australia. We have expertise in Duchenne, Becker, SMA, FSHD, LGMD and 55 other Muscular Dystrophies and Neuromuscular Disorders.  Our Client Services team offers client support, including: referrals, information, whether it is disorder specific, equipment, medical or Allied Health provider support. We can also help you with [...]

MDA the original lifeline for people with Muscular Dystrophy

For more than 35 years, Muscular Dystrophy Australia (MDA) has been delivering personalised support and services to the muscular dystrophy community, nationwide and beyond. It is over those decades that MDA has forged invaluable relationships within the Royal Children’s Hospital and the research fraternity, where MDA supports and funds several staff at the Neuromuscular Clinic, [...]

InformationMD! 2010

MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY PIONEER, PROFESSOR HOFFMAN SAILS INTO MELBOURNE Society tends to use the word pioneer or legend pretty loosely, but for the case of Professor Eric Hoffman, world renowned human geneticist, these titles are a true understatement. While Australian MD families struggle to with the life sentence that muscular dystrophy delivers on a daily basis, [...]

InformationMD 2013 Seminar

InformationMD 2013 Seminar On Tuesday 29 October MDA hosted its annual InformationMD! Seminar at its Head Office in North Melbourne. The all-day event was a great success with the MDA Conference Room packed to capacity with attendees comprising members of the MD community, staff from schools and several service providers. InformationMD!is a comprehensive multidisciplinary seminar [...]

The Cost of Muscular Dystrophy – President AMA Speech

"The Cost of Muscular Dystrophy" Report Launch Parliament House - Canberra Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. It is a pleasure to be asked to speak to you today on behalf of the Australian Medical Association to launch an important report. ‘The Cost of Muscular Dystrophy’ explores the costs and social and economic burden of the [...]