We congratulate Kristine Riethmiller who was elected as Arthritis Australia’s new Chair and Roger Mattar as Deputy Chair following our recent AGM. We would like to express our sincere thanks to Roger for his leadership as Chair since 2014 and to David Motteram OAM who stepped down as Deputy Chair, a position he has held for four years. Treasurer, Wayne Jarman; Consumer Director, Wendy Favorito and Medical Director, A/Prof Susanna Proudman were re-elected to their positions.
Musculoskeletal conditions, including arthritis, now the most costly disease group in Australia
The health system cost of musculoskeletal conditions, including arthritis, was $12.5 billion in 2015-16, up from $5.7 billion in 2008-09. The cost of these conditions...
PIDA Accessible Packaging Design Special Award 2019
The inaugural winner of PIDA Accessible Packaging Design Special Award 2019 was announced on Tuesday and we are excited to reveal the SPC ProVital Fruit...
$120,000 scholarship to combat ‘serious shortage’ of paediatric rheumatologists in Australia so kids with arthritis get the care they need
On offer is a two-year scholarship to support paediatricians and paediatric trainees interested in training in paediatric rheumatology. The scholarship will be equivalent to the...
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