Emerge Australia exists to give hope and help to people living with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome

Fundraising For ME/CFS

Start your own fundraiser to support people with ME/CFS! You can run, cook, knit, craft, have a party or come up with your own great idea!


Author: Danielle Griffin

Telehealth Nurse Service

Emerge Australia has a telehealth nurse available. A telehealth nurse consultation can support you to build a self-management plan.



Emerge Australia's InfoLine

Emerge Australia provides an information line where you can find out about the latest news and information about ME/CFS.


Author: Laura Beere

1 in 100

Australians are estimated to have ME/CFS


of people with ME/CFS are housebound/bedbound

50 yrs

of recognition as a neurological disorder by the World Health Organization

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Research Digest

  • Research Digest 10/01/20

    Welcome to the 38th edition, featuring a Nature paper examining blood lactate levels in ME/CFS patients whilst at rest and a paper investigating the effect of pharmaceutical intervention on NK cell cytotoxicity in ME/CFS patients compared to healthy individuals. Read more


  • NDIS petitions 2018 and 2019

    In 2018, Emerge Australia launched a paper petition to demand better access to the NDIS for people with ME/CFS. After gathering 1400 signatures, it was tabled in Parliament by Greens MP Adam Bandt on 5 December 2018. We launched the same petition online and over 10,273 people signed. Read more