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This Saturday 12th May, sees us recognising International Nurses Day. It’s no coincidence that it’s also the birthday of the founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale.

For many of us in the MS community, this day is the perfect time to celebrate the work of our MS nurses, often the first person someone newly diagnosed speaks to after hearing those life changing words, “you have multiple sclerosis.” Indeed, as time goes on, the...


Unlike most diagnoses of Multiple Sclerosis 24 hours was all it took to receive my diagnosis and, what's more, it was me that asked to be tested specifically for MSIt was November 1997 when I went off to see a neurologist. I had been booked in to see the specialist following a car accident with a semi-trailer which resulted in me suffering whiplash. "Whilst I am here,” I said to the specialist, “can you also test me for Multiple Sclerosis?" With that he frowned at me and asked me why I thought...


Walk and Run

MS Walk + Fun Run: Melbourne

Sunday 3rd June
Albert Park Lake

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Support & Services

As the national peak body for Australians living with MS, we work closely with the state MS societies to help you connect with the right support and services.


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