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Motor Neurone Disease Australia
is the national voice representing state MND associations and people living with MND in Australia.  

MND Australia works in collaboration with the state MND associations to help Australians impacted by MND live better for longer. We provide trusted information and raise awareness to promote the best possible care and support. We play an authoritative role in shaping government policies to empower the MND community. Every research project financed by MND Australia has been scrutinised and endorsed by our committee of experts to ensure that our supporters’ donations fund only the best research.

We believe researchers will find a cure and one day the world will be free from MND.


31/03/2015 - 

We've recently uploaded the MND Australia Strategic Plan 2015 –2018 to our website. Have a read to find out about our planned endeavours over the next three years to ultimately enhance the quality of life of people living with MND.

22/03/2015 - 

MND Australia works with the state MND associations to ensure that policy makers and other key decision makers understand the complex, progressive needs of people living with MND. MND Australia has made three new submissions this year to support the rights of people living with MND.

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The MND Australia Ice Bucket Challenge Grant will provide up to $350,000 per year for a novel three-year research project that aims to understand the causes of sporadic MND in humans with the aim of finding a treatment.... 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