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Closing Soon! Early Bird registration for Expanding Possibilities: Science Conquering Parkinson’s

Expanding Possibilities is shaping up to be an exciting and ground-breaking three-day event with speakers and delegates from all over the world. The early bird registration rate is only open until the 30th June so get in quick!       Expanding Possibilities: Science Conquering Parkinson’s is an excellent opportunity for world-leading scientists, leading Australian researchers, Australia’s leading health professionals, the next generation of scientists, researchers and specialists, and people …Read More

Parkinson’s and Movement Disorder Patient Carer Information Session

EVENT:              Parkinson’s and Movement Disorder Patient Carer Information Session DATE:                 Saturday 22 July 2017 TIME:                  10am – 2pm VENUE:              Caloundra Power Boat Club, 2 Lamerough Parade, Golden Beach, QLD 4551 The Asia-Pacific Centre for Neuromodulation (APCN) part of the Queensland Brain Institute at …Read More

Expanding Possibilities: Science Conquering Parkinson’s

Welcome to Expanding Possibilities: Science Conquering Parkinson’s! It was a great start to 2017 when Parkinson’s Queensland was provided the opportunity to host the 12th Annual Meeting of the Genetic Epidemiology of Parkinson’s Disease Consortium (GEoPD). We saw an opportunity to bring together the world-leading scientists in the GEoPD, leading Australian researchers, Australia’s leading health professionals, the next generation of scientists, researchers and specialists, and people with Parkinson’s; and Expanding …Read More

A Walk in the Park is back!

A Walk in the Park is back, and this popular family friendly event is bigger and better than ever. With returning highlights, and some new tricks up our sleeve – we’re shaking things up this year and we can’t wait for you to join us on the ride! SUNDAY 10th SEPTEMBER ALBERT BISHOP PARK, NUNDAH 8am – 1pm                  

Join the Parkinson’s QLD Cambodian Odyssey 2017!

Imagine cycling dusty roads within the Mekong Delta, open to the exquisite and ever-changing scenery of Cambodia, the jewel of Southeast Asia, knowing that with every kilometre you cover, you will be raising funds for Parkinson’s Queensland to continue its important work. Parkinson’s Queensland is offering you the opportunity to join a group of travel & philanthropy enthusiasts this November, with the launch of the Cambodian Odyssey 2017, a new …Read More

Julie McDonald OAM speaking at Support Group Coordinators Forum

Inspirational Olympian and Businesswoman to speak at Support Group Coordinators’ Forum in Brisbane. When we talk about Julie McDonald OAM it is easy to ask; why is she involved with Parkinson’s Queensland? As we discovered, Julie has a deep connection to what it means to be a Person affected by Parkinson’s. She knows and appreciates the commitment required of a carer for a Person with Parkinson’s and her explanation as …Read More

Parkinson’s Queensland to Host International Consortium

It was a great start to 2017 to learn that Parkinson’s Queensland has been given the responsibility of hosting the 12th Annual Meeting of the Genetic Epidemiology of Parkinson’s Consortium (GEoPD) at the Pullman Cairns International Hotel from 12-14 October 2017. GEoPD is a global consortium of researchers dedicated to promoting education, scientific research and translational development in Parkinson’s disease. The consortium has been operating since 2004, and has an …Read More

Parkinson’s Queensland adopts the registered charity tick

The Australian Charities and Not For Profits Commission (ACNC) has developed the Tick of Charity Registration (the Registered Charity Tick) for registered charities to show the public that they are registered with the ACNC. The Registered Charity Tick aims to give reassurance to the public that registered charities are transparent and accountable by highlighting their presence on the ACNC Charity Register. Registered charities are not required to use the Registered …Read More

Parkinson’s film screens on Four Corners

TV journalist Liz Jackson was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2014 and she and her husband (filmmaker Martin Butler) have produced a deeply honest and moving 55 minute film titled “A Sense of Self” about Liz’s journey with Parkinson’s. In this raw and emotive film, Liz bravely puts herself under the microscope and shows how her Parkinson’s cripples her with pain, how panic attacks have taken over her life and the …Read More

Parkinson’s Queensland Welcomes New Management Committee

Following the Annual General Meeting on Saturday 22nd October at the Eskitis Institute for Drug Discovery, Parkinson’s Queensland is pleased to announce its newly appointed Management Committee for the next 12 months. Please join us in congratulating returning committee members, as well as welcoming some new members to the fold. The fresh perspectives provided by those who are new, coupled with the organisational knowledge provided by those returning, sets the …Read More