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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

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

NDIS – implementation will create a new landscape

All great changes are preceded by uncertainty With the roll-out of the NDIS, the service delivery landscape in the disability sector will forever change in Australia. For some, this change will bring a certainty in the sourcing of support services while for others it will raise unrealistic expectations of what the NDIS will provide to [...]

By |2018-06-01T03:49:10+00:00November 30th, 2016|about, Boris M Struk, policies, Support Services|0 Comments

In the News – My Opinion…

This week one of MDA’s clients was in The Age discussing an issue and obstacle many of our clients face that we believe is just not good enough. The issue is essentially that our clients are being asked to prove they are disabled. Not only is this showing a serious lack of awareness, it is [...]

By |2018-06-01T03:49:11+00:00October 28th, 2016|Boris M Struk, Media, news|0 Comments

Media Centre

MDA Media Centre Executive Director Media Kit Download Executive Director Bio - Boris M Struk Bio - 2018.PDF Download Concise Bio - BMS Card Profile.PDF Download Images Boris & Ryan Struk Boris M Struk Download MDA Logo   Who We Are History Mission MDA Centre Contact MDA About MDA Typical year Financial Accountability  

By |2018-06-12T12:44:26+00:00July 23rd, 2016|Comments Off on Media Centre

From the Desk – January 2008

From the Desk - January 2008 Another year has passed and all too quickly for those of us waiting for a timely solution for Muscular Dystrophy. The year has seen many significant gains in research and clinical knowledge and an increase in many support services conducted by the MDA. These services go a long way [...]

By |2018-07-09T15:23:33+00:00July 23rd, 2016|Comments Off on From the Desk – January 2008