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MS and MS Tasmania

Monday, 24 April 2017 
The team have been busy this month preparing for accreditation which will occur the week commencing 29
May. This has seen the team making sure that we have aligned our policies and processes... Read more.

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MS and MS Tasmania

Monday, 27 March 2017 
Late last year we were generously given time by many people to provide feedback on our current facilities and what was important to them when visiting our offices or engaging with our team... Read more.

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Sir Louis Pyke Award

Tuesday, 21 March 2017 
The Sir Louis Pyke Award is one of the highest honours a member of the Victorian MS community can receive, and nominations are now open for 2017... Read more.

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MS and MS Tasmania

Friday, 24 February 2017 
The team are continuing work on making sure that services have greater reach for more people with MS throughout Tasmania by introducing the new “Hub and Spoke” model.. Read more.

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MS Gym open day - 10 March 2017

Friday, 17 February 2017 
The gym is a unique community-based exercise facility designed for people living with a neurological disability, as well as other disabilities - and we're hosting an open day to show off our unique facilities, programs and staff, and what they can do for you.. Read more.

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MS and MS Tasmania

Monday, 23 January 2017 
MSL / MS TAS INTEGRATION PROJECT NEWSLETTER
Welcome to 2017, I hope you have been able to have some time with family and friends over the break. We are well into our planning for the new year, and looking forward to bringing you more services.. Read more.

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MS and MS Tasmania

Tuesday, 20 December 2016 
MSL / MS TAS INTEGRATION PROJECT NEWSLETTER
We are very pleased to welcome two more new members of the Tasmanian team – Rose Grubits and Angela Land. Read more.

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60 years of MS

Sunday, 18 December 2016
In 1956 in Sydney, an Englishman named John Godfrey set about establishing a society in Australia that would “aid research on the causes and cures of multiple sclerosis. Read more.

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E-chat with the MS Board – webinar recording

Wednesday, 30 November 2016
The MS Board met with people across ACT, NSW, Victoria and Tasmania over the past months. In this e-chat, the Board discussed the common themes they heard. Watch webinar.

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Join the MS Board for an e-chat

Thursday, 17 November 2016
The MS Board will come together over webinar for an e-chat about some of the common questions and themes to arise from their discussions with the community.   You are invited to jump online and have a conversation with the MS Board from the comfort of your own home. Read more

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The Hills have ears … and a Paralympian

Thursday, 3 November 2016 

Save the date for a very special meeting of the MS Hills Support Group, featuring free hearing tests and a speech from Australian Paralympian Katie Umback.On Monday 21 November at the Castle Hill RSL Club, Ability Link NSW is offering Support Group members and their friends free hearing tests from 10am. Read more.

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Our response to the ACT NDIS "shutdown"

Wednesday, 19 October 2016 

MS and MS Australia joins other disability representatives and advocacy organisations in calling for the Australian and ACT governments to urgently resolve any dispute that will interfere with people being able to participate in the NDIS in the ACT. Read more.

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MS and MS Tasmania

Tuesday, 18 October 2016 

MSL / MS TAS INTEGRATION PROJECT NEWSLETTER
We are very pleased to highlight the team now working with Jen Lowe, MS Practice Leader in Tasmania – Tamika Sullivan, Anthea Stutter and Kim McCarthy. Read more.

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MS Annual General Meeting & Community Engagement Forum

Friday, 7 October 2016 

Each year the MS Board invites people living with multiple sclerosis and their families and friends to join them for a catch-up. Read more.

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Welcome to your new website, Tasmanians!

Friday, 7 October 2016 

We were delighted to welcome Tasmania into the MS family on 1 July. Together, we are stronger. As of the first week of October, we have merged the Tasmanian website into www.ms.org.au - Read more.

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Lendlease lend a hand

Thursday, 6 October 2016 

The staff from Lendlease were at it again this year, supporting MS through their Community Volunteering Day. Lendlease has been a strong supporter of MS for the past six years. Read more.

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10th Anniversary of Neuro Muscular Alliance Tasmania (NMAT) 

Monday, 3 October 2016 

YOU'RE INVITED - TUESDAY 25th OCTOBER 
NMAT represents thousands of Tasmanians living with or affected by neuromuscular conditions. Hosted by the Hon Elise Archer MP, Speaker of the House Assembly. Read more.

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MS and MS Tasmania 

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 

MORE MS SERVICES AND SUPPORT FOR TASMANIANS 
One of the key outcomes from the merger is the ability to extend a variety of MS services to people living with multiple sclerosis in Tasmania. Read more.

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Seeing MS Award nominations are now open

Monday, 29 August 2016

MS presents the prestigious Seeing MS Award to a special person each year, in recognition of their outstanding effort in exposing the invisible disease. Nominations are now open. Read more.

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Art with heart — MS Art Exhibition opens on Monday 8 August

Monday 18 July, 2016 

The MS Art Exhibition is on again this August!  More than 120 unique and inspiring pieces created by the amazing artists who participate in our MS Social Support Day Program will be on display and available for purchase. This is a rare opportunity to pick up a piece of art that is not only interesting, unique and affordable, but also created by a person living with a neurological condition – making it art with heart!   Read more.

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MS and MS Tasmania 

Friday 1 July, 2016 

Over the past six months the joint MS / MS TAS project team has been progressing all of the activities required for Tasmania to join ACT, NSW and Victoria in the merged entity Multiple Sclerosis Limited. As of 1 July 2016 we will be a stronger more vital voice for people living with multiple sclerosis. Read more.

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Join the MS Board for a cup of tea

Monday 6 June, 2016

Each year the MS Board invites people living with multiple sclerosis and their families and friends to join them for a catchup. The NSW catchup is on Friday 24 June at 10am. Read more.

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Election scorecard for the MS community

Monday 23 May, 2016

How do the 2016 politicians stack up on multiple sclerosis issues? Download our election scorecard to use throughout the election campaign. Read more.

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Our response to the Federal budget

Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Last night’s Budget presented us with some matters of concern for people living with multiple sclerosis in Australia. In addition to this there were a number of measures which will require further analysis and explanation before we are able to fully understand the impact they will have. Read more.

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Proposed merger for MS and MS Tasmania

Monday, 15 March 2016

We are working with MS Tasmania (MSTAS) to investigate a potential merger of our two organisations.
It’s an exciting development for consolidating our support for people affected by multiple sclerosis in the eastern states of Australia. Read more.
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Our new NDIS service will rollout from 1 July

Friday, 11 March 2016

As a result of the NDIS, we are redefining our service portfolio to support people affected by neurological disease. From 1 July 2016, we are delighted to be able to launch our first NDIS service across many of the rollout areas in NSW, VIC and ACT. Read more.

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MS Connect is closed for the Victorian public holiday

Friday, 2 October 2015

Unfortunately our MS Connect office will be closed on Friday 2 October.  Business will resume on Monday 5 October. Read more.

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Seeing MS Award nominations are now open

Monday, 17 August 2015

MS presents the prestigious Seeing MS Award to a special person each year, in recognition of their outstanding effort in exposing the invisible disease. Nominations are now open. Read more.

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MS Community Engagement webinar

Wednesday, 5 August 2015

On Wednesday 30 September, MS CEO Robyn Hunter and a member of the MS Board will host a Community Engagement Webinar to share the latest from MS and hear your insights and views. Read more.

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Thank you from Sandra Sully - MS Walk and Fun Run 2015

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Sandra Sully, MS Ambassador, thanks participants & volunteers for their support during the 2015 MS Walk.  Read more.
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Winter Intouch magazine out now

Thursday, 2 July 2015

Learn about the power of talking to other people affected by multiple sclerosis in the latest edition of Intouch magazine. Read more.

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MS Readathon Press Release

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Reading can change your life and the lives of others register now for the MS Readathon and help people with MS. Read more.
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MS Community Forum Webinar

Wednesday, 10 June 2015

On Tuesday 30 June, MS CEO Robyn Hunter and a member of the MS Board will host a Community Forum Webinar to share the latest from MS and hear your insights and views. Read more.

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Welcome to our new website!

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

We are absolutely thrilled to share that our new website — www.ms.org.au — is officially live!  Read more.


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