Australian Parkinson's research receives $30 million

Australian Parkinson's research is receiving $30 million in Federal Government Funding. Federal Minister for Health, The Hon. Greg Hunt MP, will enable the Australian Parkinson's Mission (APM) to identify desperately needed modifying drugs with the potential to slow the progression of Parkinson's.

This is an Australian led international collaboration between Shake It Up Australia Foundation for Parkinson's Research, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, The Cure Parkinson's Trust, The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research and Parkinson's Australia.

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Our Activity Programs return for 2019!

Are you looking for an activity to do weekly throughout 2019?

We offer 7 classes in both metropolitan and regional locations, including Tai Chi, Singing, Dance (Movement to Music) and Yoga. Two of these classes are also open to anyone with a neurological condition.

Our classes bring physical, emotional and social benefits. There is nothing to lose and everything to gain!

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Contribute to Parkinson's Research here in WA

Curtin University researchers are conducting a world first clinical trial and need your help. Research at Curtin University is examining if brain training and brain stimulation together can improve thinking and memory skills in people with Parkinson's.

If you are interested in taking part, or would like to chat about the study, please contact Emily Corti on (08) 9266 9157 or email

All participants will receive a $75 Coles/Myer voucher!

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INSIGHT 2019 is an online event launching on World Parkinson's Day on April 11 for everyone to UNITE, PARTICIPATE and have easy access to EDUCATION.

Proceeds from all ticket sales will be going towards funding education, services and care for people living with Parkinson’s. Together with other international Parkinson’s organisations it will be a global effort and collaborative mission to raise $1 million from ticket sales for the Parkinson’s community and research.

Early Bird tickets are on sale NOW, click Read More to purchase.

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Health Care Professionals

In addition to our own nursing service, Parkinson’s WA provides education, resources and support for health professionals working in the Parkinson's community. We produce several resources specifically for Health Professionals including manuals for nurses, GPs and physiotherapists plus a variety of free brochures.

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