Media Releases

National Superhero Week 2015 Media release

National Superhero Week 2015 Media release

16 Jun 2015 Camp for people living with a disability wins $30k NAB grant
12 Mar 2015 National charity wins Compassionate Employer Award
25 Feb 2015 Disability boss sceptical over proposed changes to Disability Support Pension
10 Feb 2015 Disability Fun Run this Sunday hosted by TV journalist
19 Jan 2015 Camp for children with a disability brightens lives
19 Jan 2015 Appalling discrimination in the UK
8 Dec 2014 Charity boss saddened by death of disability advocate Stella Young

3 Dec 2014

Today we celebrate International Day of People with Disability

24 Nov 2014 Disability organisation welcomes inquiry to clean up sector
17 Nov 2014 Big Boys supporting little boys in a charity car show
16 Oct 2014 Multicultural community gathers to support Muscular Dystrophy
8 Oct 2014 Charity boss wins place as finalist in Victorian Senior Australian of the Year
14 Aug 2014 More than 20,000 participating in National Superhero Week
5 Aug 2014 Local charity hero nominated for Australian of the Year Award
15 Jul 2014 Muscular Dystrophy Australia boss shocked and saddened by death of two MD men in Perth
30 Jun 2014 Disability organisation takes a stand against today’s axing of ‘Ramp Up’
27 Jun 2014 MDA to initiate ‘ramp up’ style platform to give disability community a voice
20 May 2014 Boy with MD’s plea to raise $5k to meet his hero in Sydney
14 May 2014 MDA boss wary of Budget’s $20b Medical Fund and hopes Abbott’s not using it as scapegoat
8 Apr 2014 A train ride worth more than gold for a group of people living with MD
24 Mar 2014 Australasian Neuromuscular Network national meeting being hosted in Melb
10 Feb 2014 25 school mums running to support two students living with MD

21 Nov 2013

NDIS needs more funds or it risks being a half-baked scheme

7 Nov 2013 Media release: Study reveals MD affects someone’s wellbeing at twice the rate of cancer
10 Sep 2013 Research News
2 Sep 2013 National Superhero Week starts today!
29 Aug 2013 Muscular Dystrophy writes to AFL boss
5 Aug 2013 Superhero Day Donation Form
31 Jul 2013 Order MDA Superhero Capes
18 Jul 2013 Superheroes to take over schools across Australia for a good cause
18 Jul 2013 Superheroes to take over schools across Australia for a good cause
12 Jul 2013 18% of disabled people had no social contact in 3 months
28 May 2013 ChallengeMD! Morocco raises more than $100,000 for MD
11 Apr 2013 A dad's journey for his disabled son takes him from a desk in Melbourne to a trek through North Africa
27 Mar 2013 Bob Katter's footballer tax breaks are misguided and outrage the disabled community
19 Mar 2013 Aircraft engineer to cross India in a rickshaw to raise funds for disabled brother’s charity
14 Mar 2013 Government listens to disability charity and amends Bill to protect those over 65 in the NDIS
25 Feb 2013 Melbourne Storm Players take part in MDA Fub Rub - Run for Strength
22 Feb 2013 More than 1,000 participate in Run For Strength 2013 Fun Run
21 Feb 2013 Federal Govt Grant $46,000 to MDA
08 Apr 2010 Boris' Blog Issue 1 2010
29 Mar 2010 CampMDA no. 77 - Maldon VIC
18 Feb 2010 Letters to Editor from MDA
22 Jan 2010 Letters to Editor from MDA
12 Jan 2010 Kids with MD Unite for CampMDA 2010
10 Dec 2009 Disability Doubles to 3.9 Million
23 Sep2009 Lady Northcote Hosts CampMDA September 2009
11 Aug 2009 World Class Boxers Unite to Fight MD
27 Jul 2009 National Health and Hospital Report
27 Jul 2009 Million Dollar Bike Ride Hits Lakes Entrance
14 Apr 2009 MD Kids Light Up Derby Hill for CampMDA
14 Apr 2009 MDA ED Awarded Pride of Australia Medal
13 Mar 2009 Pedalling for the Finish Line - Tour Duchenne
06 Mar 2009 MDA Executive Director Praises Tour Duchenne
5 Mar 2009 Tony Abbott Joins Tour Duchenne Start
26 Feb 2009 Frank Costa Sponsors Local Rider in Million Dollar Bike Ride
23 Feb 2009 Tour Duchenne Event Release
09 Feb 2009 0.001% a Good Start
11 Dec 2008 CampMDA! January 2009
01 Sep 2007 CampMDA September 2007
18 May 2007 ChallengeMD! Cambodia
22 Jan 2007 CampMDA January 2007
21 Jan 2007 Connex Provides Special Train for CampMDA

Muscular Dystrophy Australia pleased with announcement of promising new stem cell research


"Liberty House" Flies into CampMDA


CampMDA No. 64 Open Day 


Entertainment Books available from MDA


Melbourne's Delights - Interview opportunity with creator MDA ED Boris M Struk


Connex Joins the Fight Against MD


November is National MD Awareness Month

23-Sep-2005 MDA concerned about Govt's welfare overhaul for disabled

Magic Dirt performs at CampMDA

12-Sep-2005 Husband and Wife "Team" go to CampMDA

"Action Stunts" visits CampMDA


Letters to editor re Salvos Feel the Squeeze - Herald-Sun 3rd September 2005


Gippsland Kids go to CampMDA


Dad, Doctor & Boxer take Fight Against Muscular Dystrophy to the road...hope top raise $100,000


Muscular Dystrophy Australia launches ChallengeMD! 2006 Vietnam


Muscular Dystrophy Australia reaches new milestone with 60th CampMDA


IT Upgrade gets MD Community online

08-Feb-2005 InformationMD! 2005 National Medical & Scientific Seminar

A New Year A New CampMDA


Harleys + Kids + Fun = CampMDA


It's started! Beware... children in wheelchairs on the loose in city!


Melbourne's Delights Launch - Public


New Book Celebrates the "Delightful" City of Melbourne

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