Advocacy

As the peak body representing people with neuromuscular conditions, Muscular Dystrophy Foundation Australia is committed to advocating on behalf of our community to influence improved health, social and economic outcomes. ‘

Working with our members and advocacy partners, our advocacy work includes regular representations and submission responses to the Australian Government. Additionally, we work collaboratively with other organisations at a national and international level where a common purpose exists.

Examples of our advocacy work, can be downloaded below, including:

Our submission to the Inquiry into independent assessments under the NDIS.

Our position on people who are diagnosed at aged over 65 and their ineligibility for an NDIS package.