World MS Day

World MS Day

30th May 2018 - 30th May 2018

World MS Day is officially marked on 30th May each year. It brings the global MS community together to share stories, raise awareness and campaign with and for everyone affected by multiple sclerosis.

The 2018 campaign will be called #bringinguscloser and the theme is research. This World MS Day is a chance to come together to celebrate what we've achieved in MS research so far, and share our hopes for the future.

Join us for this year’s very special World MS Day event as we turn the Adelaide Entertainment Centre red on May 30!

When: Wednesday 30 May, 11am - 2:30pm
Where: Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Star Room, 98 Port Rd, Hindmarsh
RSVP by: Tuesday 15 May

Help us celebrate the theme of Research, with a focus on wellness. Come along and listen to key MS researchers speak about research into exercise, diet and brain health.

Sally Shaw, Psychologist (with a focus on MS) will discuss A practical approach to living well with MS: with a focus on the MSIF Quality of Life Principles. Followed by a closing discussion of Where to from here? A few strategies to consider.

Ingrid van der Mei, Managing Director of the Australian MS Longitudinal Study at the Menzies Institute for Medical Research will discuss Evidence on modifiable lifestyle factors, comorbidities and employment.

Enjoy a delicious catered lunch and prepare to be entertained throughout the afternoon with a live performance from Anthony Mara and his band as they perform their national Billy Joel Tribute tour show, with part proceeds donated to MS research.

Each MS member wishing to attend will receive one additional ticket for a carer, friend or family member. We encourage everyone to wear red!

Let’s bring our MS community together to celebrate Research #bringinguscloser to ending MS. Please RSVP by Tuesday 15 May to MS Assist on 1800 812 311, or at

World MS Day in Northern Territory

When: Wednesday 30 May, 6:30pm
Where: Shillelagh's Restaurant at the Leprechaun Resort, 378 Stuart Highway, Winnellie
RSVP by: Monday 21 May

Our Darwin MS members are invited to celebrate World MS Day with a delicious meal for each member, and one guest, at Shillelagh's Restaurant at the Leprechaun Resort on May 30.

Help us celebrate research #bringinguscloser to ending MS by getting the Darwin community together for friendship and fun. We encourage everyone to wear red!

All meals are complimentary, and alternate drop. Free bottomless refills of soft drinks are included.

Keep an eye out for your personal invitation, as each MS member will receive one in the lead up to the event. Please RSVP by Monday 21 May to MS Assist on 1800 812 311, or at

World MS Day