Executive Director Report

Life Membership bestowed on Boris M Struk

Life Membership bestowed on Boris M Struk Pitcher Partners recently hosted a function to honour Boris M Struk’s illustrious contribution to muscular dystrophy as founder and recently retired inaugural Executive Director of Muscular Dystrophy Australia. Prof Andrew Kornberg with Boris M Struk Bill Schlink, President of Committee Management, MDA, spoke of Boris’ commitment at the retirement [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Christiana Aloneftis – Music to our Ears

Music to our Ears Boris M Struk, Executive Director, Muscular Dystrophy Australia, is proud to announce that International Opera Singer, Christiana Aloneftis, has accepted a role as MDA Ambassador. Christiana is originally from Melbourne and recently graduated with full-scholarship from the École Normale de Musique Alfred Cortot, Paris. She has performed a variety of principal [...]