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new MS chairman
7 May 2014

New MS President brings wealth of experience to the role

MS Australia, the peak body representing more than 23,000 Australian’s living with Multiple Sclerosis, has appointed Mr David Barnes AM as their new President.

The MS Australia Board of Directors congratulates Mr Barnes on his appointment. He has a proud history working with the multiple...

new MS chairman
7 May 2014

New MS President brings wealth of experience to the role

MS Australia, the peak body representing more than 23,000 Australian’s living with Multiple Sclerosis, has appointed Mr David Barnes AM as their new President.

The MS Australia Board of Directors congratulates Mr Barnes on his appointment. He has a proud history working with the multiple...

vale john struddy
2 May 2014

Vale John Studdy (AM) 19.7.1929 – 16.4.2014

Australia’s multiple sclerosis community was saddened recently to learn of the death of one of its great supporters and contributors, John Studdy who died on 16 April 2014.

John Studdy graduated from the University of Sydney in 1952 with a Bachelor of Economics and, while studying,...

26 March 2014

NDIS unaffordable? That doesn't add up

There has been discussion today regarding commentary that the NDIS is unaffordable. Bruce Bonyhady sets the record straight on ABC's Ramp Up.

"NDIA Chairman Bruce Bonyhady says it's time to set the record straight: not having the NDIS will cost Australian taxpayers more and won't deliver...

17 February 2014

NDS News Update

NDIS receives its first half-yearly report

The first six-monthly National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) report shows that the average size of packages in trial sites is falling (but still 15% above the benchmark), and that planning is slow. A plan takes an average of 63 days to...

17 February 2014

NDS News Update

NDIS receives its first half-yearly report

The first six-monthly National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) report shows that the average size of packages in trial sites is falling (but still 15% above the benchmark), and that planning is slow. A plan takes an average of 63 days to...

12 February 2014

New international survey on bladder and bowel issues

The Multiple Sclerosis International Federation, in line with the next edition of their magazine 'MS in Focus' is conducting an international (anonymous) survey of people with MS who experience bladder and bowel issues.

The survey, which is only available in English, should only...

12 February 2014

New international survey on bladder and bowel issues

The Multiple Sclerosis International Federation, in line with the next edition of their magazine 'MS in Focus' is conducting an international (anonymous) survey of people with MS who experience bladder and bowel issues.

The survey, which is only available in English, should only...

5 February 2014

Queensland researchers make major breakthrough in MS treatment

NEW Queensland research suggests that controlling infection with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) – the most common cause of glandular fever – may be beneficial in treating multiple sclerosis (MS), a chronic inflammatory demyelinating disease of the brain and spinal cord affecting more than 23,000...

30 January 2014

National Disability Services Congratulates Australia Day Honours Recipients

NDS congratulates Honours recipients

National Disability Services congratulates the recipients of Australia Day 2014 Honours. This year's list has more than 25 citizens whose work with...

29 January 2014

Carer mobilises community behind Multiple Sclerosis Treatment

Sunbury carer and mother of three Brenda Fisher, has secured more than 10,000 signatures supporting improved treatment choices for people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS).

Brenda, whose husband Mark was diagnosed with MS more than 18 years ago, has rallied the community behind her call for...

29 January 2014

Carer mobilises community behind Multiple Sclerosis Treatment

Sunbury carer and mother of three Brenda Fisher, has secured more than 10,000 signatures supporting improved treatment choices for people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS).

Brenda, whose husband Mark was diagnosed with MS more than 18 years ago, has rallied the community behind her call for...

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