WHAT WE FUND

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.