Category Archives: Ambassadors

Guest post – Advocacy: Raising new possibilities

It is my pleasure to present guest blogger Andrew White, Chair of the MS Advisory Council. Andrew was a guest at the 2013 MSA Forum ‘Championing the MS Cause’ – incorporating the MSA National Advocates Conference. Advocacy – Raising New Possibilities … Continue reading

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NDIS developments and news from MSIF

Some new developments in the National Disability Insurance Scheme this week. PM Julia Gillard has announced that the headquarters for DisabilityCare will be located in Geelong. You may also be interested in the new DisabilityCare website which launched this week. It … Continue reading

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Staying connected at the “Olympics of Nursing”

As you may already know, I am a nurse and midwife. I had an exciting opportunity to be involved in many aspects of the nursing profession in my previous role as CEO of Royal College of Nursing Australia (RCNA). Years of … Continue reading

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A rewarding and busy week: NDIS, Megan’s Mowdown, Canberra….

What a week it has been … again! I seem to make that statement quite regularly.  But really, WOW, what a week it has been. NDIS is law. How incredible to observe such an amazing piece of history unfolding this … Continue reading

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Farewell to a childhood idol

Life is always moving and changing – yes, I know that – but there are always levels of sadness when someone or something you love passes away. For me, apart from the people I love, it is in my garden. … Continue reading

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