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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

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

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

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 [...]

By |2018-03-28T16:19:38+00:00March 28th, 2018|ambassador, Boris M Struk, fundraising, Media, news|0 Comments

Boris’ Blog

Happy New Year to all and can you believe we are already 1/12th of the way through 2018! We are gearing up for yet another busy year, with ISO 2015 Certification and our raft of programs, services, research funding and our usual major fundraising events, with Run for Strength on Sunday 18 February being the [...]

By |2018-06-01T03:49:04+00:00January 31st, 2018|ambassador, Boris M Struk, news, presentation|0 Comments

MDA in The Sunday Age & Sydney Morning Herald

MDA was in the Sunday Age as well as online in the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age online talking about the importance of NDIS funding student placements, so respite programs such as CampMDA can continue. Uncertainty over how the National Disability Insurance Scheme will fund student placements could lead to "a generation of workers [...]

By |2017-06-06T13:12:25+00:00June 6th, 2017|about, Boris M Struk, CampMDA, Media, news, policies, Respite|0 Comments