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Last modified on 30 May 2017 4:11 am

    On Saturday 15 July 2017, Cairns locals will be given the first opportunity to become a biker for the day. The Cape York Harley Owners Group (HOG) will open its doors to the first ever Cairns HOG Ride where local can purchase a seat on the back of a Harley Davidson.   The […]


Last modified on 26 May 2017 12:46 am

  Over the last 24 years, Brisbane Harley Owners Club have tirelessly raised funds for Queensland families living with muscular dystrophy. The HOG Charity Ride departs from Australia’s oldest Harley Davidson dealership, Morgan & Wacker who always support the charitable event. 2017 was no exception as the overall funds raised passed $380,000!   Brisbane Harley […]

HOG Charity Ride 2017

Last modified on 26 May 2017 12:44 am

HARLEY DAVIDSON REVS UP SUPPORT FOR RARE DISEASES   On Sunday 21 May 2017, over 120 bikers on Harley Davidson’s will roar through the streets of Brisbane towards the Sunshine Coast. Each year the Harley Owners Group (HOG) don their leathers and get ready to take a courageous passenger on an exhilarating ‘ride of their […]

Art Union 84 Draw – we have our winners

Last modified on 3 Apr 2017 1:00 am

Art Union 84 winners were drawn at MDQ’s Nundah office on Friday afternoon, for the last ‘choose your prize’ for our major prize. Winner ticket 6,189. Second prize ticket 6,294 and an Auto Order excluse prize draw winner from Townsville.

Ray White Ball Raises $156,000

Last modified on 22 Dec 2016 5:15 am

Ray White Surfers Paradise Group has handed a major donation to Muscular Dystrophy Queensland (MDQ) after the company’s annual gala ball raised more than $156,000 for the charity.

Art Union 79 Winners!!

Last modified on 22 Dec 2015 8:42 am

Muscular Dystrophy Queensland’s Art Union 79 was drawn on Tuesday, 22nd December 2015. Congratulations to our major prize winner who can choose a $20,000 holiday package, Harvey Norman Shopping Spree or cashable gold bullion. Congratulations also to our minor prize winners.

The unconventional artist with a big heart

Last modified on 4 Dec 2015 4:40 am

Animation trained artist, Scott Hanson creates astonishing artwork that are gracing the walls of many Brisbane homes and businesses.

City Workers See Red for Charity

Last modified on 2 Mar 2015 4:16 am

Brisbane workers braving the early morning rush hour are being warned they’ll be seeing red – and it won’t be of the rage fuelled variety. Hundreds of students will be out in force on Friday March 6th to sell red bows and round up donations for Muscular Dystrophy Queensland.

Story Bridge Lights Up for Muscular Dystrophy

Last modified on 2 Mar 2015 4:11 am

Brisbane’s Story Bridge will light up the night in flashing red between 2nd and 7th March to raise awareness of muscular dystrophy. The spectacle will bring attention to the challenges faced by families living with muscular dystrophy.

We have a winner!

Last modified on 2 Apr 2015 2:00 am

Art Union 75 was drawn on Friday 19 December 2014. Congratulations to all our winners!

Your Life Your Choice

Last modified on 16 Jan 2014 3:11 am

Muscular Dystrophy Queensland are delighted to announce that we have been selected by the Dept. of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services as a host provider of ‘Your Life Your Choice’. Your Life Your Choice provides the framework for how self-directed support operates in Queensland.

Ride4MD 2012

Last modified on 27 Oct 2012 12:25 am

On Sunday October 14 2012 36 cyclists left from the Centenary Lakes Park in Brisbane’s north to complete a 100km loop to benefit those living with muscular dystrophy. The riders were supported on the day by motorcyclists and escort vehicles, volunteers from Stream, who manned the pitstops, volunteers from St John’s Ambulance Service (who thankfully […]

Part-time Case Worker Required – Hendra based

Last modified on 16 Jan 2014 3:14 am

Muscular Dystrophy Queensland is currently seeking a part-time Case Worker to join our team. Find out more about the role on Applications close Monday Sept 3, 2012.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Allied Health sought

Last modified on 16 Jan 2014 3:15 am

Postdoctoral Research fellow in Allied Health sought: 3-year joint appointment between MontroseAccess and the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland.

Ethical approval granted

Last modified on 16 Jan 2014 4:42 am

Bradley Launikonis, Head of the MD Muscle Research at the University of Queensland, has recently been granted approval from the ethics committee to use archived muscle biopsies in his research.

Cyclists set to raise funds for MD

Last modified on 16 Jan 2014 4:42 am

Brisbane cyclists ready for a fundraising challenge are invited to join our Muscular Dystrophy Qld “Ride 4 MD”. The ride hopes to bring members of the community together to raise funds and awareness for those living with MD.

Every Australian Counts!

Last modified on 18 Mar 2011 1:26 pm

Every Australian Counts is the campaign for the introduction of a National Disability Insurance Scheme. The NDIS will revolutionise the way people with a disability, their families and carers are supported in this country.

Upcoming 2011 Teleconferences

Last modified on 17 Mar 2011 12:32 pm

Join us for our next teleconference on Wednesday 30 March with Jean Paul La Fontaine, a client of Muscular Dystrophy Queensland who has FSH. Then on April 20 we will be joined by the team from Montrose Access.

Get Your Tickets To The Walk & Roll Ball

Last modified on 9 Feb 2011 11:03 am

Kirrilli Cowan, has seen the impact neuromuscular conditions have on families first hand. She has decided to do something about it and is holding a fundraiser in Brisbane to make a difference.

Susie O’Neill to swim for MD

Last modified on 10 Jun 2010 2:45 pm

Susie O’Neill will race 4BC host Peter Dick to raise money for MD on Friday April 16th.

AMAQ Foundation lends a hand… once again

Last modified on 20 Nov 2009 2:05 pm

AMAQ President Dr Steve Hambleton recently presented MD Queensland with a cheque for $10,588 to purchase an amazing new wheelchair.

Ray White Ball raises $230k for MD!

Last modified on 6 Nov 2009 5:04 pm

What a night! Ray White Surfers Paradise once again hosted an amazing gala ball, with all profits raised going to MD Queensland.