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Make breakfast great again

Tuesday, 13 August 2019

We know that breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day, especially during this busy part of the year. But as the mornings grow colder, and the temptation to stay in bed for as long as possible grows stronger - the humble brekky is often overlooked. Read more.

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Strategic Plan Development Update

Monday, 12 August 2019

Readers of Intouch eNewsletter will be aware of the Board’s work in the development of Multiple Sclerosis Limited's Strategic Refresh which will provide the basis for our new Operating Model for the delivery of services to people living with MS. Read more.

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Canberra Region Newsletter - August 2019

Tuesday, 6 August 2019

Last month we advised you that we have extended our MS Connect hours to make it more convenient for you to contact us. We are really excited to be able to offer you this service as we continue to look for ways to support you. Read more.

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MSL / MS TAS Integration Project Newsletter

Thursday 29 July 2019

Jen Lowe, presented at the Tasmanian Council of Social Service (TasCOSS) two-day conference in June on the Peer Support program. The theme of the Conference was ‘Challenging Ourselves, Changing Tasmania’; which focused on the need for us to consistently work to challenge ourselves and others to improve opportunities for people living on low incomes in our communities. Read more.

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Canberra Region Newsletter - July 2019

Friday, 28 June 2019

Following feedback from the MS Community we are extending the hours of MS Connect as a 6 month trial. One of our team members will now be available from 8am until 6pm, Monday to Friday to respond to your phone calls, emails, live chats. Read more.

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MSL / MS TAS Integration Project Newsletter

Thursday 20 June 2019

Following feedback from the MS Community we are extending the hours of MS Connect as a 6 month trial and one of our team members will be available from 8am until 6pm, Monday to Friday to respond to your phone calls, emails, live chats. Read more.

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Canberra Region Newsletter - June 2019

Thursday, 30 May 2019

Maintaining health and wellness is vital for people living with chronic health conditions. MS endorses a holistic approach to living a healthy lifestyle that includes a focus on exercise, fatigue and stress management and nutrition. We have invited nutritionist Ms Nicola Graham, to present the latest nutritional research in a fun, easy to follow and direct manner, busting myths and providing clear information. Read more.

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MSL / MS TAS Integration Project Newsletter

Friday 17 May 2019

Our CEO John Blewonski officially launched the Understanding MS Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in Hobart at the beginning of May. MOOC is an innovative way to help anybody with an interest in MS understand the disease. Read more.

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MSL / MS TAS Integration Project Newsletter

Tuesday 7 May 2019

To celebrate World MS Day on 30 May we have plenty in store to support the global campaign which this year is focused on raising awareness of the invisible symptoms of multiple sclerosis. The hashtag #MyInvisibleMS is your ticket to finding people and content on sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram so you are up-to-date with what is happening around the world on World MS Day. Read more.

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Canberra Region Newsletter - May 2019

Wednesday, 1 May 2019

Have your say! Nationwide research project launched. MS Australia is conducting a landmark, nationwide
‘Consumer Insights’ investigation. This project consists of two online surveys designed to understand the needs of both people living with MS and carers in Australia. Read more.

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Land acquisition marks starting point of bright future for the MS community

Wednesday, 3 April 2019

Residents, MS team members and Friends of Multiple Sclerosis Limited (MSL) may be aware that earlier this week, Property NSW placed a notice in local newspapers advertising the acquisition of land at Lidcombe NSW, where the Studdy MS Centre is located. Read more.

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Canberra Region Newsletter - April 2019

Wednesday, 27 March 2019

2019 MS Go for Gold Scholarship Program. Applications open 25 March 2019. What is Go for Gold? MS Go for Gold Scholarships are open to people living with multiple sclerosis who wish to achieve a dream. The program is funded by our MS 24 Hour Mega Swim Events, with each scholarship being up to $3000 in value. Read more.

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MSL / MS TAS Integration Project Newsletter

Tuesday 26 March 2019

Multiple Sclerosis Research Engagement Workshop & Symposium in Hobart. The Menzies Institute for Medical Research are hosting a research workshop and public information symposium. Read more.

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Canberra Region Newsletter - March 2019

Tuesday, 5 March 2019

The Canberra MS Walk + Fun Run is back for 2019! The MS Walk + Fun Run is a combination of the classic fun run model, a big spoonful of community spirit, and a sprinkle of health and wellness, all mixed together to create an opportunity to make a real difference to people living with multiple sclerosis. Read more.

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Victorian bushfires

Monday, 4 March 2019

Are you in a current Victorian bushfire area? If you are experiencing wheezing, chest tightness and difficulty breathing you should call triple zero (000). Read more.

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MSL / MS TAS Integration Project Newsletter

Monday 4, February 2019

In June 2018 we commenced an exciting partnership with the Pro-Bono Financial Advice Network (PFAN). The Pro Bono Financial Advice Network is an industry-wide collaboration across the financial services industry that connects financial advisers who are willing to give pro bono financial advice with MS clients. Read more.

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Bushfires burning across Tasmania

Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Our thoughts are with our fellow Tasmanians at the moment with various bushfires burning across the state. We encourage people to be well-prepared always, but particularly at these times. Planning can be increasingly important for people living with mobility issues. Read more.

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Canberra Region Newsletter - February 2019

Tuesday, 29 January 2019

The Canberra region community is very proud that Dr Mary Webb has been awarded the John
Studdy Award by MS Australia. Dr Webb has served the ACT and National MS Communities as a
volunteer for 16 years in many capacities. Read more.

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MSL / MS TAS Integration Project Newsletter

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

LAUNCESTON OFFICE OPENING 6 December 2018. Thanks to those who braved the heat (30 degrees) to attend our office opening in December. Some of our Launceston team, Annette, Lucy and Jen were present to say hi to people with MS. Read more.

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MS Community Forum - NSW, 27 February 2019

Friday, 11 January 2019

MS Chair Peter Day and MS CEO John Blewonski invite you to attend the Community Engagement Forum to discuss the topics that are important to you directly with the MSL Board and Executive. This is also a great opportunity to meet our new CEO, John Blewonski. Read more.

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Menzies public lecture University of Tasmania Hobart - 6 Dec 2018

Thursday, 15 November 2018

“Maintaining cognition - the key to quality of life in multiple sclerosis” is the topic of a free public lecture to be hosted by the Menzies Institute for Medical Research and featuring pre-eminent MS researcher Professor Jeannette Lechner-Scott. 5.00 – 6.15 pm, Thu 6 December 2018. Read more.

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MSL / MS TAS Integration Project Newsletter

Thursday, 15 November 2018

Please join Multiple Sclerosis and Epilepsy Tasmania to officially open our new Launceston office. We will be providing light refreshments at the outside area in front of our new office and you are welcome to join us. Read more.

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MSL / MS TAS Integration Project Newsletter

Monday, 22 October 2018

The Neurological Alliance of Tasmania (NAT), of which MS are a part, were fortunate to be successful in obtaining a small grant from the Mental Health Council of Tasmania to run a small event to raise awareness of mental health issues in people with neurological conditions. Read more.

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Canberra Region Newsletter - October 2018

Thursday, 11 October 2018

What's in this newsletter? Annual General meeting, National Gallery Visit, Go For Gold Celebration, Peer Support Dates, Grand Challenge, The Health Economic, and the impact of multiple sclerosis. Read more.

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Canberra Region Newsletter - August 2018

Thursday, 27 September 2018

What's in this newsletter? New office hours, New CEO, One-on-one NDIS sessions, GYAT tool, Live chat with MS Connect, Upcoming MS Nurse visits, Community consultation, Volunteers wanted for ANU Study, plus much more . Read more.

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MSL / MS TAS Integration Project Newsletter

Thursday, 20 September 2018

Thank you to everyone who attended the forum and met the MSL board members, it was great to meet so many people and to hear your views on what we are doing and what we can do better for you. It is inspiring to be part of the journey that you are all taking and we appreciate the trust you have in us to serve you. Read more.

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Neurological Alliance - Government funding

Monday, 17 September 2018

The Neuro Alliance is trying to get the word out to the Victorian government just how important this funding is to support people living with neurological conditions. Read more.

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MSL / MS TAS Integration Project Newsletter

Thursday, 23 August 2018

We are excited to let you know that MS is working with Professor Bruce Taylor and others from the Menzies Institute for Medical Research and the University of Tasmania in developing a similar online learning tool about multiple sclerosis. Read more.

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MSL / MS TAS Integration Project Newsletter

Wednesday, 18 July 2018

We have finally had the official opening of our office in Hobart ,on 11 July, the Premier Will Hodgman opened the Neuro Hub and it was great to see over 50 people attend the opening. Read more.

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Canberra Region Newsletter

Thursday, 12 July 2018

Welcome to the July 2018 edition of the Canberra Region MS Newsletter. Community Consultation Forum; On Friday 27 July 2018, we will be holding three sessions (morning, afternoon and evening) to obtain ideas and discuss options regarding the future of MSL’s property in Deakin, Gloria McKerrow House. Read more.

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MSL / MS TAS Integration Project Newsletter

Thursday, 12 July 2018

Thank you to everyone who attended the MS SYMPOSIUM on World MS Day. We had a fantastic range of guest speakers and were pleased to be able to bring researchers from not only Menzies but also the Royal Melbourne Hospital to cover a range of topics. Read more.

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Announcement of Appointment – John Blewonski, CEO

Wednesday, 11 July 2018

On behalf of the MSL Board, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Mr John Blewonski as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MSL to commence on 5 November 2018. Read more.

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Vale Robert McEniry

Tuesday, 10 July 2018

The executive and board regret to announce the passing last week of MSL Director and AHCS Chair Robert McEniry. Read more.

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MS Community Forum - TAS, 29 August 2018

Friday, 6 July 2018

MS Chair, Peter Day, and MS Acting CEO, Sandra Walker invite you to attend the Community Engagement Forum to have a conversation with the MSL board and share your insights and views. Read more.

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