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Latest Articles


Staying connected over the festive season

Dec. 13, 2017

Christmas and the New Year can be a busy time! January can also be a time when things slow down, usual social activities pause, support groups take a break and family-based activities dominate. Read more…

Mildura Parkinson’s advocate takes this year’s Sir Zelman Cowen award

Dec. 04, 2017

Mildura resident Cheryl Barnes has been awarded the Sir Zelman Cowen Award at Parkinson’s Victoria’s Annual General Meeting last Monday. The organisation’s highest honour, the Sir Zelman Cowen Award is presented to an individual in recognition of their invaluable voluntary contribution to the Parkinson’s community. Read more…

Our important Christmas Appeal is on again!

Nov. 20, 2017

You may have seen Patrick Cahill’s television interview on Weekend Sunrise in July, or otherwise may have met him at a support group or health seminar.  He recounts, “I had a really difficult time just as I was undergoing my Deep Brain Stimulation surgery and subsequent recovery midway through this… Read more…

When Parkinson’s leads to social isolation

Nov. 13, 2017

New report provides important insights Read more…

Try ParkinSong to help find your voice

Nov. 09, 2017

Living with, or caring for someone with Parkinson’s can result in speech difficulties and in turn, less conversation, social contact and activity. Read more…

Nov. 02, 2017

This seminar eases the uncertainty of a recent Parkinson’s diagnosis

Nov. 02, 2017

We Want You - To participate in Parkinson’s research

Oct. 26, 2017

Parkinson’s Victoria’s Scholarship and Fellowship Opportunities

Oct. 12, 2017

Melbourne walkers set a new record

Sep. 28, 2017

We Want You – To find your voice in ParkinSong

Sep. 21, 2017

Healthcare Professionals Conference 2017 - Early Bird bookings now open!

Sep. 21, 2017

Timboon Walk a smash hit!

Sep. 01, 2017

A Walk in the Park 2017 photographs

Aug. 28, 2017

We are Hiring!

Aug. 26, 2017

A Walk in the Park Event Day Booklet

Jul. 20, 2017

A Walk in the Park Regional Events

Jun. 28, 2017

Monash University calling for DBS patients and carers to participate in a survey

Jun. 28, 2017

Are you 20 to 75 and want to participate in a 60 minute experiment?

Jun. 28, 2017

Deakin University calling for volunteers to take part in a six week exercise study

Jun. 22, 2017

Parkinson’s Black Tulip Magnolia Fundraiser

Apr. 29, 2017

A Walk in the Park Melbourne registrations now open!

Mar. 27, 2017

Has your communication and swallowing changed because of Parkinson’s? Take a survey

Mar. 27, 2017

Longview Open Garden

Mar. 17, 2017

Shepparton Peer Support Group donates $50,000

Mar. 02, 2017

#UniteForParkinson’s campaign

Feb. 15, 2017

InSearch Public Lectures

Feb. 07, 2017

We’re recruiting!  Events Co-ordinator position available

Jan. 20, 2017

Recently Diagnosed seminars in March 2017

Dec. 22, 2016

2016 Sir Zelman Cowen Winner - Peter Raymond

Dec. 02, 2016

Dylan Hardy’s seven tips for Christmas

Nov. 29, 2016

2016 Annual Christmas Appeal

Nov. 14, 2016

Screening of Liz Jackson’s film “A Sense of Self” on ABC

Nov. 14, 2016

Wilko’s Whiskers Fundraiser

Nov. 11, 2016

Recently Diagnosed seminars - fully booked for 2016

Oct. 14, 2016

2016 Christmas Catalogue : celebrate and give a gift that matters

Oct. 11, 2016

Recently Diagnosed seminar, Warrnambool and Melbourne

Aug. 05, 2016

Living Well seminar

Jun. 27, 2016

A Walk in the Park extends into regional Victoria

Jun. 08, 2016

Lacey’s Open Garden - where “East meets West”

May. 30, 2016

The Black Tulip Magnolia

Apr. 28, 2016

A Walk in the Park 2016

Apr. 28, 2016

Non-Motor and gastrointestinal symptoms of Parkinson’s

Apr. 19, 2016

Shake It Up and Parkinson’s Victoria working together

Apr. 19, 2016

Painting with Parkinson’s celebrates 10 years

Mar. 15, 2016

We’re moving!

Mar. 01, 2016

World Parkinson’s Congress

Feb. 29, 2016

Changing lives through giving

Feb. 11, 2016

Forging and fostering friendships

Jan. 28, 2016

Discount travel

Jan. 27, 2016

Improving quality of life more than a dream

Jan. 08, 2016

2016 Calendar

Dec. 29, 2015

Taking respite

Dec. 24, 2015

Top travel resources

Dec. 24, 2015

We’re open!

Dec. 23, 2015

Supported holiday programs

Dec. 11, 2015

Movement Disorder Nurse project a success

Dec. 04, 2015

Sir Zelman Cowen Award 2015

Nov. 30, 2015

Run4aReason: Progressive Supra-Nuclear Palsy

Nov. 30, 2015

ParkinSong strikes another chord

Nov. 16, 2015

Volunteer Grants 2015 - open for application

Nov. 16, 2015

Independent Investment advisors

Oct. 26, 2015

A Walk in the Park: Celebrating and supporting people with Parkinson’s

Oct. 26, 2015

Medical Cooling Concession

Oct. 19, 2015

Membership survey

Sep. 16, 2015

New report: Parkinson’s costs community

Sep. 11, 2015

Run4aReason: Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

Sep. 03, 2015

Volunteers needed for education program

Aug. 18, 2015

Parkinson’s Victoria Recognition Awards

Aug. 03, 2015

Seminar: More about Parkinson’s

Jul. 22, 2015

Quill Club: Annual Charity Luncheon

Jul. 02, 2015

Announcing LSVT LOUD training in Melbourne

Jun. 17, 2015

Dancing for Parkinson’s

Jun. 17, 2015

New Yoga for Parkinson’s program

May. 25, 2015

A fundraising dinner for Parkinson’s research

Apr. 24, 2015

ParkinSong: information session

Mar. 20, 2015

Come Alive for a Knight of Dinner and Dancing

Mar. 13, 2015

Gala Garden Party

Mar. 13, 2015

Not alone: community faces Parkinson’s together

Feb. 20, 2015

Young Onset Parkinson’s survey

Jan. 27, 2015

Parkinson’s Symptoms

Jan. 12, 2015

Medical Cooling Concession

Dec. 09, 2014

Class action in the news

Dec. 04, 2014

Managing Parkinson’s during the festive season

Nov. 28, 2014

ABC Radio National All in the Mind Interview

Nov. 03, 2014

Parkinson’s Victoria presents Sir Zelman Cowen Award 2014