The MPN AA is also pleased to recommend the following Australian organisations and support groups patients can reach out to.

Weekly coffee and chat in Canberra

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Some of the members of the Canberra MPN walking group enjoying a covid safe coffee.

A group of Canberra MPN patients run a weekly walking group on Monday mornings followed by a coffee and chat.
Anyone not keen to join the walking part is very welcome to join the coffee and chat.
Catch ups are held in a covid safe environment. If you would like to join the group please email the MPN AA at

Australian/NZ Support Groups

Within Australia and New Zealand, the following organisations and support groups provide MPN support to the MPN Community:

International Organisations

There are several international organisations, which have and continue to provide a wealth of MPN information, often with video presentations from MPN experts, to MPN patients and their families.
The MPN AA recommends the following sites:

Other Australian Organisations

  • Angel Flight Australia – A charity which co-ordinates non-emergency flights to assist country people to access specialist medical treatment.
  • Australian Government – Cancer Australia
  • Australian Government – Carer Gateway – National online and phone service providing practical information and resources to support carers.
  • Australian Government – Department of Health – Palliative Care and planning for end-of-life care
  • Australian Government – Services Australia – Payments for people living with an illness, injury or disability
  • Cancer Council
  • Chronic Illness Alliance – WorkWelfareWills is a plain English web guide to Victorian legal issues around health and life changes. Laws will be different in other states of Australia.
  • Lifeline Australia – Crisis support & suicide prevention
  • NDIS – National Disability Insurance Scheme
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