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Welcome to Parkinson’s Victoria

Parkinson’s Victoria raises awareness and funds for services and research that improves the quality of life for 27,000 people living with Parkinson’s in Victoria. Every day through our multi-disciplinary health team we provide information, education, advice and peer support services to improve the quality of life of the Parkinson’s community.

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Latest Information

Jan. 27, 2015
Parkinson’s Symptoms
Parkinson’s is a progressive neurological condition, which is characterised by both motor (movement) and non-motor symptoms. Read more…

Jan. 12, 2015
Medical Cooling Concession
The Medical Cooling Concession provides a 17.5 per cent discount on summer electricity costs for cardholders where a member of the family has Parkinson's or another medical condition that affects the body’s ability to regulate temperature. Read more…

Dec. 09, 2014
Class action in the news
A long-running class action regarding a Parkinson’s medication has made news overnight. If you would like to read more about the development visit this link.   Please be aware that impulse control disorders are a documented side effect of dopamine agonists. For more information about impulse control disorders visit the… Read more…

Dec. 04, 2014
Managing Parkinson’s during the festive season
The holiday season is classically a time for catching up with friends, visiting family, shopping, decorating, gift wrapping, cooking, and celebrating. Though it is typically a fun and happy period, it can also be very demanding and sometimes stressful. This fact sheet looks at the aspects of Parkinson’s that can make things harder during the Festive Season, and some of the ways to manage them. Read more…

Nov. 28, 2014
ABC Radio National All in the Mind Interview
An interview by All in the Mind on ABC Radio National with Peter Raymond who has recently undergone deep brain stimulation to treat his Parkinson’s symptoms and University of Queensland’s Professor Peter Silburn. Read more…

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Being diagnosed with Parkinson's is a personal experience but no one has to face Parkinson's alone. Support and information can make a significant and positive difference to the lives of those living with Parkinson's, their families and carers.

If you need to talk to someone, call our free confidential information line on:

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“Parkinson’s is a mate you always have and it lets you know it’s there, but I don’t allow it to take over.”

Fred, on the journey since 2003

Read Fred’s Story