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We Need Goals: Preparing for Mount Arapiles

June 14, 2019 | Grants, Life with MS

My climbing buddy Jake and I had travelled to Australia to climb at Mt Arapiles — a rock-climbing mecca. I was surprised when I first saw the red-orange escarpment rising out of flat Australian farmland. As a climber, the sight […]

We Need Goals: Getting Outside With MS

May 16, 2019 | Grants, Life with MS

My dreams about climbing were severely challenged shortly after I turned 21. One day, I unexpectedly found myself extraordinarily weak, fatigued, and unwell. I became increasingly incapacitated and eventually became dependant on a motorised chair to get me around. Four […]

Dorothy Newman Scholarship keeping people in employment

October 9, 2017 | Education, Grants, Life with MS, Scholarships, Support

Many people with MS experience difficulties managing work with their MS particularly at times of relapse or as their condition progresses. While for many simple changes in the work place might be all that is needed to assist someone to continue with […]

Dorothy L Newman Scholarships now open

September 11, 2017 | Grants, Scholarships

Do you need to change careers because your MS makes it no longer possible to continue in your current employment? Well we may be able to help… The Dorothy L Newman Scholarship assists people who have been diagnosed as having […]