New information about medications that can worsen symptoms in patients suffering from myasthenia gravis (MG) has been published on the MAA website. This list is designed as an aid to assist guiding therapeutic decisions for MG patients and their doctors.

Click here for details. A link to this information has also been added in the resources section of the MGAQ…

Election of Office Bearers for 2019-2020

The following were elected to the Management Committee until the 2020 AGM: 

President: Carol Buchanan 

Vice-President: Susan White

Secretary: Ron Stephen

Treasurer: Denise Hannay 

Committee Members:

Anita Jackson, Rosalyn…

The MAA Board remains focused on its range of objectives which include:- 

• Supporting local Myasthenia communities and State Associations in all…

“Tell us about your unexpected highlight from attending the 3rd National Myasthenia Conference!”

This competition is open to everyone who attended the conference. All attendees will be notified of this opportunity.

The prize offered by Enjo Australia, Conference Sponsor, in conjunction with the MGAQ is an Enjo Kitchen Bundle valued at $179.00.

Please write a response to this question and submit it to info@mgaq.org.au or…

To support the MGAQ Organisation

Meeting Host - Make a home available to host up to 11 attendees at monthly committee meetings. Meetings held every 2nd Saturday of the month (except January) from 8.30am-3.30pm. Requirements include 35 minute access to airport, landline facility (no significant costs), reasonable parking access. Not necessarily a Committee person. Back-up venues available if needed.

To…

MINUTES SECRETARY URGENTLY NEEDED.

The job would entail attending the meeting, writing and distributing the minutes, emailing people to remind them of their commitments from the previous meeting and that they need to write and distribute their reports for the next month’s meeting

Then, prepare and distribute the agenda for the next meeting.

URGENT – POSITION VACANT ON EXECUTIVE.

Legislatively, we MUST have a Secretary for the association.  This person does not have to be highly skilled as the hand-over of responsibilities will be staggered with much support from other committee members. We are looking for someone who is prepared to accept responsibility, meet required timelines and is prepared to communicate in a timely manner with other members of the…

The committee has established a lending library of MG and related information resources. 

The collection is small but is expanding over time.

Loans of material are available to financial members of the Association and the loan period is 1 calendar month. 

Postage out is paid by MGAQ and return postage is the responsibility of the member.

To request a loan, please contact John on (07) 3293 4655 or Email…

URGENT – POSITION VACANT ON EXECUTIVE.

Legislatively, we MUST have a Secretary for the association.  This person does not have to be highly skilled as the hand-over of responsibilities will be staggered with much support from other committee members. We are looking for someone who is prepared to accept responsibility, meet required timelines and is prepared to communicate in a timely manner with other members of the committee via phone calls and…

MGAQ Annual General Meeting

The Myasthenia Gravis Association of Queensland Inc.

Annual General Meeting

WHEN: Sunday, 8 September - 10.00am for 10.15am sharp

WHERE: Aspley Hornets Football Club, 50 Graham Road, Carseldine

Lunch is available at the venue with a varied and reasonably priced menu. Tea and…