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Season's Greetings & a Healthy New Year!

While we hope that your 2018 has been as exciting as oursand we look forward to an even bigger 2019!

In August, the Board of Arthritis Australia announced Andrew Mills as the new Chief Executive Officer: 

“Andrew brings a wealth of experience in the health sector, not-for-profit organisations and the corporate sector. His skills will be invaluable as we move into a new era of partnering with government to develop and implement a National Arthritis Action Plan. Our former CEO left an impressive legacy through programs including National Research, ease of use testing, consumer education resources, and consumer advocacy. We are looking forward to working with Andrew to support and empower all Australians affected by arthritis,” said Kristine Riethmiller, Chair of Arthritis more.

The Board of Arthritis Australia is also pleased to announce that Michael Touma, Board Member since May 2018, has been elected as the new Treasurer. He takes on the role as Wayne Jarman, long time Board Member and Treasurer, retires and we extend our sincere thanks and gratitude to Wayne for the many years of dedicated service to Arthritis Australia. 

Progress on the National Strategic Action Plan for Arthritis

At the end of 2017, Minister for Health Greg Hunt publicly committed to a National Strategic Action Plan for Arthritis, shining a spotlight on the MILLIONS of Australians living with musculoskeletal conditions, as well as the many gaps in quality care which need to be improved.

Since then, we've consulted and collaborated with health professionals, health organisations and experts in musculoskeletal health, and are now keen to get feedback from the most important group...YOU! 

We want to know what you think about our DRAFT National Strategic Action Plan.  Do the health priorities seem right? Have we missed anything? We want to know!

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HURRY! The feedback survey closes on Dec 7 .

Our DRAFT National Action Plan for Arthritis is ready for your feedback - Don't miss out, survey closes on 7 December!
Learn more
Where do your donations to research go? - Watch our Arthritis Research SNAPSHOT videos to find out! 
What was the toughest & the easiest item to open in 2018? Make your nominations today!
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