Muscular Dystrophy Associations have been serving people with neuromuscular disorders in Australia for over 50 years, the first established in South Australia on 4th August 1954. Since then associations have been established in each state, including:
Muscular Dystrophy Foundation Australia was established in 2005 to increase the level of collaboration between the state Muscular Dystrophy Associations. In May 2008 it took a significant step in appointing its first CEO.
Muscular Dystrophy Foundation Australia now comprises five states and territories, covering 2/3 of Australia’s population. In the Northern Territory services are provided by MD South Australia.