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Emma and Amy’s thyme to make a difference

For Perth business owners, Emma and Amy Southern, it was an obvious choice to donate the proceeds of their first cookbook to MSWA, having both battled with MS for years. The pair were both diagnosed with MS over a decade ago, a fact that often surprises those who encounter them.

Breaking Ground: Montario Quarter

MSWA is proud to announce the launch of construction for the Montario Quarter, a significant milestone in our ongoing commitment to supporting individuals with neuro conditions or spinal cord injuries in WA.

Caroline Clarke Smith

A lot can change over three decades, just ask Caroline who recently retired from MSWA after 25 years of service, both as a long-time volunteer and staff member.

Art Without Limits

In celebration of the incredible artistic talents of the WA neurological community, MSWA unveiled the Art Without Limits exhibition in the heart of Perth city. Showcased in the lobby of Central Park Tower, the exhibition featured a variety of stunning pieces, from sensory art and intricate handiwork to fine art drawings.

Cultivating mindfulness

Feeling stressed, busy, overwhelmed or experiencing all of these emotions at once? In the hustle and bustle of life, it can be difficult to prioritise and put your wellbeing first.

Katanning’s generosity to aid MSWA

MSWA CEO Melanie Kiely offered her heartfelt thanks to Katanning Rotary Club’s Treasurer Cameron Taylor and his wife Fiona Taylor for the Club’s choice to name MSWA as the 2023 major beneficiary of their annual fundraiser for the second time, the first in 2018.

Frocking up for a fabulous future

When you fill a garden with a gaggle of gorgeous ladies (and one finely suited gentleman in MSWA physiotherapist Oli Guttinger), you can be certain of two things; there will be bubbles and there will be fun! This well-dressed flock sure knows how to create a circle of support around the guest of honour, Noelle Grausser, who was diagnosed with MS in 2006.

Federal Budget provides future insight

As I get older, certain things that used to seem mundane or boring to me have unexpectedly grown in interest and importance.

MSWA plays key role in providing improved access to Tysabri®

As of 1 February 2024, the federal government approved subcutaneous natalizumab (Tysabri®) for individuals with relapsing remitting MS (RRMS) under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).

Decision-making capacity

People make countless decisions every day. They can be deeply personal and are often informed by your values, your experiences and people closest to you.