We are trying to focus on what people can do rather than what they cannot do and thus have added a section in the newsletter. on page 5. We hope that people take the time to share their successes and happy times. Participation can occur in a range of ways. Send via post or email, photos or stories of what you have enjoyed doing. If you are a member of the Facebook group you can post here. Your stories and photos are sure to surprise!

Readers may remember Linnea who was a joint winner of the Des Zeimer Memorial Scholarship for Primary School Students awarded in May 2017.

Linnea has written to tell us that she spent her prize money on Art Classes.

This is a great joy for her and a wonderful choice.

We very much appreciated her sharing the news with us and hearing that she is keeping well at present.

The management committee feels it is important for members from across the state to meet and chat with some of our committee.

Therefore, over a period of time, two members from the management committee will travel to each of the areas.

The regional co-ordinators will negotiate with the committee re the most suitable time of the year and these will be advertised in the newsletter. The first round is listed below.

  • Bundaberg, 6.00pm, Friday, 6 April - The…

Do look out for events which may be occurring in your area. You may like to read more about rare diseases and the campaign in Australia to support people who fall into this group http://www.rarevoices.org.au.

The management committee feels it is important for members from across the state to meet and chat with some of our committee. Over a period of time, two members from the management committee will travel to each of the areas. See Page 8 of the newsletter for more information.

Learn about the benefits of being a member of the MGAQ. See page 3 of February's Newsletter.