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Neurological Alliance Australia (NAA)

The Neurological Alliance Australia is an alliance of national not-for-profit peak organizations representing adults and children living with progressive neurological or neuro-muscular conditions in Australia. 

The Alliance aims to promote improved quality of life for people living with these conditions and funding to support research. 

MS Australia CEO, Deidre Mackechnie is the current Chair of the NAA.

The alliance will work in partnership to:

  • Identify and develop joint influencing opportunities

  • Identify and develop joint projects and funding opportunities

  • Identify and promote research into the prevention, delay, management and/or cure of progressive neurological conditions

  • Establish Progressive Neurological Disease as a National Health Priority

  • Act as a consultative body for national progressive neurological research, policy and programs.

  • Identify and liaise with other organizations as partners for specific projects or consortia as required

The alliance members are:

Brain Injury Australia

Dementia Australia

Huntington’s Disease Australia

Leukodystrophy Australia

MJD Foundation

MND Australia

MS Australia

Muscular Dystrophy Australia

Muscular Dystrophy Foundation Australia

Parkinson's Australia

Polio Australia

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Australia


Previous NAA papers, position statements, and news items: