MS Australia is now calling for interested and qualified Australians to apply for membership of the LEEP.
Successful applicants will be selected for their capacity to assist in achieving the purpose of the LEEP and to provide meaningful feedback and input on MS Australia’s policy, research and communications work.
LEEP members should be able to provide input and advice on at least one of the following areas of expertise or interest to MS Australia:
Person living with MS
Younger person living with MS and/or carer for younger person living with MS
Older person living with MS including experience of navigating the Australian aged care system
Person living with MS who lives in rural, regional or remote Australia
Person living with MS who is a member of a vulnerable and/or diverse community, such as the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, LGBTQI+ community, CALD community and people who are socially and economically disadvantaged
Carer for person living with MS including experience navigating carer supports and services
Employment, training and the labour market for people living with MS
Housing and assistive technology
Government services and supports relating to disability including navigating and accessing the National Disability Insurance Scheme and the Disability Support Pension
Government policy processes, with a focus on disability, health and aged care
Understanding of the social and economic barriers facing people living with disability with a focus on people living with MS