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MS Australia today joins other disability peak organisations such as NDS, Every Australian Counts and PWDA, in calling for more information as to how the Federal Government intends to pay for the NDIS.

News overnight of the government’s intention to scrap the 0.5 per cent increase in the Medicare levy to fund the NDIS has raised concerns in the MS community.

Deidre Mackechnie, CEO, MSA Australia said, “The MS community needs...


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: Sydney

Sunday 29th April
Starts & finishes at Metcalfe Park
New South Wales

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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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