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25Oct

Funding from the Department of Health

It was very pleasing to receive notification from the Dept of Health that our funding will be continued until 30 June 2019. Representative of that government organisation commented on how well our association is run and the many projects we have instigated to help spread the message and improve the health and wellbeing of people with MG.

25Oct

Christmas Function

Our Christmas get-together will be held on Sunday 13 December, 11am for 2 noon, at the Quarterdeck Restaurant, Caloundra Powerboat Club. Full details in the newsletter. We look forward to seeing you there.

6Oct

Regional News

It is great that we now have Regional Co-ordinators to cover a large proportion of our state. All of these co-ordinators are enthusiastic about supporting sufferers and their families who live in their area. Also, do not forget the 1800 number with our welfare officer, Shirley, ready to listen, provide information and support.

6Oct

Facebook

A closed discussion forum has been set up for the MGAQ that allows private discussion between the members of this Facebook group We encourage all our members to join by visiting https://www.facebook.com/groups/mgqld/

6Oct

Annual General Meeting

A successful AGM was conducted with all position on the management committee being filled. We welcome back our new President, Graeme Peters, and new treasurer, Tracey Porter. The guest speaker, Professor Pamela McCombe, spoke about the history of MG and different medications available. Her presentation was very well received.

4Sep

Paypal

Paypal is up and running on the website so please take advantage of this easy way to pay membership subscriptions, book orders etc.

4Sep

Financial Membership

Please check if your membership is up to date. If you receive the newsletter by mail 06/16 or later should appear with the address. If you receive your newsletter by email, you can phone Shirley on 1800 802568 to check. We still have many unfinancial members and, with funding with Queensland Health finishing at the end of this year, our association need funds to continue offering services to members.

4Sep

Annual General Meeting - 13 September

We hope as many people as possible can attend. Our current treasurer is stepping down from this position but will still be very involved with projects etc on the management committee. Thus far, we have had NO nominations for this position. Nominations will be called at the meeting and we urge everyone to think seriously about putting forward a nomination. Susan is prepared to work with the new treasurer for a transition period.

28Jul

Make a Donation

The Association has registered with Give Now for online fund raising donations with the hope of people or businesses donating to our Appeal. Please take a look at this site and advise anyone who may be interested in donating or gifting to the Association now or through their Will.

https://www.givenow.com.au/myastheniagravisassociationofqld

28Jul

Survey Update

At the recent National Alliance Conference Dr Stefan Blum discussed some of the statistics of interest from the MG Survey. Since the conference and associated timely media release, the requests for surveys has increased. The information collated will provide an important data base for the DNA research which is currently being discussed.

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