MJD Foundation


News 2008




Kathy and Bryan Massey awarded NT senior Australians of the year24th Nov 08 
MJD Foundation Board Member
Kathy Massey and her husband (and MJD Foundation volunteer carer) Bryan Massey were today awarded Northern Territorian Senior Australians of the year
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Disability Access Award21st Nov 08 - The MJD Foundation "Disability Access Accommodation Award" for the 2008 best accommodation between Darwin and Brisbane has been awarded to Elderado Motor Inn and Silo Motor Inn , Congratulatons to both. => More

Fredericks Trip

7th Nov 08 - Boys Road Adventure
Read about the adventure day by day, and see what the boys did.             
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Minister Jenny Macklin, Tony Wurramarrba, Gayangwa Lalara30th Oct 08 - $2.7 million in grants awarded for Indigenous Australians living with MJD 
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MJD Foundation Launch30th Aug 08 - MJD Foundation launch
The MJD Foundation formally launched on Saturday 30th August at Angurugu, Groote Eylandt.
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GEMCO28th Aug 08 - GEMCO complete wheelchair ramp
GEMCO completed their first wheelchair ramp at Angurugu, Groote Eylandt.
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Sleep Studies25th Aug 08 - Sleep Studies research
The MJD Foundation engaged the Adelaide Institute of Sleep Health to conduct sleep studies on MJD clients to gain understanding into sleep issues
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Haplotyping28th Aug 08 - DNA Haplotyping Research Project
The MJD Foundation helped to facilitate a DNA Haplotyping research project which will help to understand the disease internationally.
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Genetic Counselling28th Aug 08 - Genetic Counselling service
The MJD Foundation assisted in the facilitation of referrals and translation for Genetic Counselling, conducted for the NT Department of Health and Families by Genetic Health Queensland.
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Board10th Jun 08 - MJD Foundation formally appoints Board
The first formal Board meeting was conducted on June 10th with all Board members formally appointed
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20th May 08 - MJD Foundation is incorporated
On 20th May 2008, the MJD Foundation became incorporated as a charity under the NT Associations act, and has Deductible Gift Recipient status with the ATO.
Mar 08 - Minister Jenny Macklin announces $100,000 grant to MJD Foundation as part of the RPA.
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