How Would You Cope?

Media Release 12 October 2022 - Members of Parliament across Australia are set to come face to face with the harsh reality of the impact and destruction of the lives of tens of thousands of Australians facing the daily battle of Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), for which there is no known cure. Read more

More GPs educated about ME/CFS at GPCE Perth

Emerge Australia presented the keynote address on Sunday 23 July, at the second GPCE conference for 2022 in Perth. Just as at Sydney’s conference, Emerge Australia’s Medical Director Dr Richard Schloeffel, OAM, presented about diagnosis, management and treatment options for Long COVID and ME/CFS. Read more

RMIT Journal Article: Dismissal of debilitating disease is dangerous as Long Covid cases rise

One of our volunteers, Jenny, Dr Richard Schloeffel and CEO Anne Wilson were recently interviewed for the RMIT City Journal by Rebecca Kazmierczak. Read more

July International Research and Advocacy Roundup

Our International Roundup provides a brief snapshot of some of the ME/CFS research funding, clinical care and advocacy actions around the world in the last few months. Read more

Educating over 100 physios about ME/CFS

One cold evening in late July, Emerge Australia’s Nurse Educator, Kate Herbert, presented to the Australian Physiotherapy Association pain special interest group about ME/CFS. With over 100 participants, including attendees also from other special interest groups, this was the most well attended presentation Kate has delivered to date. Read more

Lack of Medical Knowledge on Post Viral Disease. A Clear and Present Danger to All Australians

Current medical predictions suggesting up to 325,000 people may be affected by Long COVID, in addition to the 250,000 living with ME/CFS, will be the foundation of a major post viral attack on the Australian community in coming years threatening national and state budgets. Read more