MJD Foundation

News 2016


AR 2015-2016Dec 2016 - MJDF Annual Report for 2015-2016 released =>View

And Addendum (Dept of Health funding)


Janine info session - walkingNov 2016 - the MJDF ran a November 2016 careworker workshop in Darwin to provide targeted education for Darwin based careworkers who care for people with MJD. =>More
RAHC Julie Tommy AaronNov 2016 - Remote Area Health Corps (RAHC) and MJD Foundation (MJDF) launch a new eLearning module for Machado Joseph Disease =>More
Golf day - WinnersSept 2016 - The Alyangula Golf Club held a golf fundraiser for the MJDF on Groote Eylandt. Once the golf was completed an auction was held in the evening at the Golf Club. The day raised an amazing $20,000. =>More
Julies holiday - banana rideSept 2016 - Thanks to the generosity of our donors, Elcho Island women Julie Wunungmurra and her daughter Shani and their families holidayed on the Gold Coast =>More
Mens Camp - Hawks familyAug 2016 - In August 2016, the MJDF held a Men's Camp and house renovation at the remote outstation of Ngalawan (near Ngukurr on the Roper River). =>More
Elcho variety bus18 Aug 2016 - Morag our Operations Manager joined Melanie from Variety NT on Elcho Island for the launch of the new accessible school bus. =>More
Medical Protocol11 Aug 2016 - Eye Movement Disorders in MJD - Medical protocol has been released.  Thanks to Professor Carlos Gordon and Dr Angela Laird for their critical input. =>Download
Steph kinconnect - familyJun 2016- MJDF's Desireé LaGrappe and volunteer Karen Munro supported Stephanie Nganjmirra to go back to her country in Oenpelli. The ladies drove out from Darwin in the MJDF 4WD. =>More
Darwin office Tony19 Feb 2016 - The MJD Foundation opened its doors to more than 60 people on February 19th, 2016 to celebrate the new office opening at Caryota Court, Coconut Grove =>More
Kaitleen02 Feb 2016 - Help us to raise the final $10,000 needed to purchase a new wheelchair accessible school bus for Elcho Island  =>More
Damien Howard video15 Jan 2016 - New video release: Damien Howard, Clinical Psychologist, talks about the social and emotional wellbeing of clients with MJD and their families =>More
Desiree LaGrappe video15 Jan 2016 - New video release: Desiree LaGrappe, Registered Nurse, talks about the symptoms of MJD from a nursing perspective such as pain and pressure care =>More
Ellen Christian video15 Jan 2016 - New video release: Ellen Christian, Occupational Therapist, talks about modifying housing to make it accessible for clients with MJD =>More
Ali Beckwith video15 Jan 2016 - New video release: Ali Beckwith, Occupational Therapist, talks about communication strategies for clients with MJD =>More
Michaela Jackson video15 Jan 2016 - New video release: Michaela Jackson, volunteer Speech Therapist, talks about speech and swallowing issues experienced by clients with MJD and her therapy sessions on Groote Eylandt =>More