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Motor Neurone Disease Australia is the national voice representing all Australians who share the vision of a world without MND.

Drawing on 35 years of experience, MND Australia works with a national network of State MND Associations to advocate, educate and raise awareness. Our goal is to empower Australians impacted by MND to live better for longer.

Until there is a cure, MND Australia’s research arm, the MND Research Institute of Australia, will promote and fund the best research with the greatest chance of making MND treatable.


11/07/2018 - 
Registration for the 9th National Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Australia Conference is now open. The conference will be hosted by the MND Association of South Australia on Friday 31 August 2018 in Adelaide
26/06/2018 - 
MND Australia CEO, Carol Birks, together with CEOs from MND NSW and Victoria, headed to Canberra to raise awareness of MND amongst federal decision makers on Global MND Awareness Day 2018. 

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Applications for Innovator Grants and Fellowships will open in June for funding in 2019. Closing date is Friday 31 August....  read more

Share your story

Do you have a story to share about the impact of the quality, timing and place of care on the lives of people with MND? We invite you to help raise awareness and advocate for the rights of people living with MND by sharing your experiences....  read more

What is MND?

Motor neurone disease (MND) is known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in many parts of the world. MND is the name given to a group of diseases in which the nerve cells controlling the voluntary muscles undergo degeneration and die....  read more


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International Alliance of ALS/MND Associations

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