Parkinson’s Queensland is a not-for-profit organisation, established in 1985, providing support, information and education to people living with Parkinson’s, their carers and family as well as health professionals.
We represent and support people with Parkinson’s right across Queensland from diagnosis and throughout the progression of the disease.
So whether you are looking for information on Parkinson’s disease, educational resources or you need support, our team is ready to assist.

Tango for Parkinson’s

Join Rina Sawaya, a professional tango dancer and teacher from Melbourne, who specialises in Tango for Parkinson’s classes.

Come and try out tango in a relaxed and social environment! Improve your balance, walking and confidence. 

Join us in Brisbane the morning of Monday 15 August 2022.

Townsville Parkinson’s Forum

This Forum on Saturday 23 July 2022 will provide you with important information to help you live well with Parkinson’s. Presenters include:

  • Townsville Neurologist Dr Richard White will discuss diagnosis and treatments
  • Exercise Physiologist Linda Pinker will present on the importance of exercise
  • Professor George Mellick will talk about the latest in Parkinson’s research.
Parkinson’s Queensland Survey

As the leading Queensland based organisation providing information, education, support and advocacy to people impacted by Parkinson’s Disease across the state, we want to know what matters to you.

Please take 15 minutes to complete our short survey. You can provide feedback that will inform the direction of our organisation and assist us to more effectively plan our services and support over the coming few years.

Click the link below to take the survey online. If you would like a paper copy posted to you, please contact our office.

Survey closes Friday 8 July 2022.

Walk in my shoes 

Robyn Higgins, a member of the Parkinson’s community, has shared an article on her experience of Parkinson’s.

““Damn, I was hoping it was carpal tunnel” was my response to my neurologist as he delivered my shock diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease. It was my 62nd birthday.”

In a medical emergency, stay safe with SafeMate

SafeMate provides instant access to your essential health details with the scan of your very own personal QR code.

Queensland Ambulance Service paramedics are trained to look for your SafeMate, which you’ll have on an ID code or sticker.

SafeMate possesses information and contact details that could save your or your loved one’s life.

We’re fundraising with Entertainment 

Become an Entertainment Member and access discounts on dining, shopping and travel.

20% of every Entertainment Membership goes directly to the Parkinson’s community.

Get more of what you love and give back to our cause!

Telephone Peer Support Program

Parkinson’s Queensland members are a phone call away from accessing one on one peer support. This service is available to both those with Parkinson’s disease and their carers.

Your Parkinson’s journey can be challenging to navigate. Let us help you however we can.

Your ongoing support is vital for us to continue to assist the lives of the 18,500 people with Parkinson’s in Queensland.

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Office Hours

Monday to Friday: 08:30 AM – 4:30 PM