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ME/CFS AUSTRALIA (SA) INC

Registered Charity 3104

Email:
sacfs@sacfs.asn.au

Mailing address:
PO Box 322,
Modbury North,
South Australia 5092

Office:
Suite 506,
North Terrace House,
19 North Terrace,
Hackney, SA, 5069


Phone:
1300 128 339

Office Hours:
Wednesdays, 11am-3pm

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc supports the needs of sufferers of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and related illnesses. We do this by providing services and information to members.

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ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc aims to keep members informed of various research projects, diets, medications, therapies, news items, etc. All communication, both verbal and written, is merely to disseminate information and not to make recommendations or directives.

Unless otherwise stated, the views expressed on this Web site are not necessarily the official views of the Society or its Committee and are not simply an endorsement of products or services.

Society pages:
2008

31/10: MCS Rally
24/10: Riverland ME/CFS Support Group’s 1st Birthday
4/10: Society meeting
17/09: Riverland Field Days
2/08: Society meeting
1/08: Riverland ME/CFS Support Group meeting
27/06: Badge Day 2008
14/06: Society meeting
5/04: Society meeting
5/02: Society meeting

2007
17/11: Society Annual General Meeting
26/10: Riverland CFS Support Group meeting
8/10: MCS Rally
8/09: ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc meeting
4/08: ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc meeting
7/07: ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc meeting
1/06: Badge Day 2007
25/03: ME/CFS – breaking news from around the world

2006
10/12: Car rally
10/11: DisAbility Expo
04/11: Annual General Meeting
14/10: Society meeting
10/10: National Summit
20/09: Chemical Injury and Sensitivity Day Rally
05/08: Working Bee
10/06: Society meeting
26/05: Badge Day
15/03: Government House

Home > The Society > Society Pages > MCS Rally
MCS Rally:
31 October 2008

The South Australian Task Force on Multiple Chemical Sensitivity held a public rally yesterday (Friday 31 October) at 12 noon outside the Adelaide office of the federal Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs at 11 Waymouth Street, Adelaide.

The rally called on the federal Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities, the Hon Bill Shorten, MP, to support the development of a national MCS disability access strategy in Australia. The rally was organised following the Federal Minister for Health’s refusal to consider human rights and disability access considerations as part of the national review of MCS by theOffice of Chemical Safety.

Australia lags well behind other developed nations in its response to the disability access needs of people living with MCS. An example of what can be achieved in MCS disability access is the US National Institute of Buildings Sciences Indoor Environmental Quality guidelines for MCS. A copy of the US guidelines is available at http://ieq.nibs.org/. We need to develop a similar document in Australia based on human rights considerations.

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