Welcome to Dystonia Network of Australia Inc.
Dystonia is a movement disorder characterised by muscle contractions which can cause abnormal movements, twisting and postures of any part of the body. It may also be accompanied by tremor and pain. Dystonia Network of Australia Inc. (DNA) is the peak body in Australia for adults and children with all forms of dystonia. We provide a pathway to support, information, literature and community awareness for adults and children living with dystonia and their carers and health providers.
- To provide appropriate, researched information for adults and children with dystonia, their carers and interested health providers
- To increase community awareness of the condition
- To fund seminars, educational forums and assist with research into dystonia
Dystonia Awareness Month is here!
Awareness Month Q & A interviews
Read our first two Awareness Month Q & A interviews here.
Awareness Month Radio Interview
Listen to Trish and DNA committee member Wendy raise awareness in an interview with Goldfields FM here.
Awareness Month Videos
Watch our awareness month videos on Australian dystonia research and genetics in dystonia here.
Pets for Dystonia Competition!
Our competition is open to members, family and friends. Take a photo of your pet or you with your pet (or soft toy for children) and have something blue in the photo. Write a few words about what your pet means to you and email it to email@example.com by 22nd September 2023. Entries will be displayed on our website and the winning entry will receive a $100 gift voucher and the runner up a $50 gift voucher.
Read up to date articles and research papers about all aspects of dystonia from both Australia and overseasLearn More
Latest Dystonia News
Q & A interview series
Read our 5 minute interviews with author, life coach and dystonia advocate Tom Seaman and dystonia researcher Jordan Morrison-Ham.Read here
Funding for Australian Research
During 2022 & 2023 DNA contributed funds to Australian dystonia research projectsLearn More
Books by and for people with Dystonia
Read books written by, about or for people with dystonia including the new fiction book about the dystonia journey of one of our membersLearn More