What we Fund

Parkinson's ACT receives no government funding. Our funding is from memberships and donations.

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Parkinson’s ACT receives no government funding.  Our funding is from memberships and donations.

Significant amongst Parkinson’s ACT use of funds are the following:

Subsidising therapeutic activities

Dancing
Painting
Singing

Scholarships

The Parkinson’s ACT George Webb Memorial Prize
The Alan Richardson Memorial Award

Contributing to professional development

University of Canberra student-run clinics
Training of Aged Care Nurses in Parkinson’s

Events

Every two years we stage a seminar.  The most recent was in November 2018.  Review it here.
We also stage occasional forums.  The most recent was in February 2019 (presentation by Professor Simon Lewis)
Every two years we also stage our major community awareness event and fundraiser: Walk in the Park.

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