The Mito Foundation is fortunate to work with incredible individuals who go the extra mile to support people with mito. Each year we recognise some of those whose exceptional efforts have had a significant impact on the mito community. Congratulations to the following: Mito Foundation Chairman’s Award – Shelley Beverley Shelley has been extremely active…

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COVID-19 is a highly contagious disease transmitted by a type of coronavirus. COVID-19 appears to cause a fever, dry cough and in some instances a subsequent severe lung inflammation and respiratory failure. Based on the limited information currently available, most of the reported fatalities have been in older people with pre-existing cardiovascular disease, diabetes, respiratory conditions…

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The Mitre Cookbook is a collection of recipes published by Trinity Grammar School, Kew. This limited edition book features photographs, stories and tried-and-tested recipes by students and teachers.

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The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has gathered a panel of experts, following the government response to the recommendations of the Senate Inquiry. This is a crucial step. As per the government’s request, the Mito Foundation was invited to nominate a representative to join the panel. We will represent the interests of the…

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In 2019, the Mito Foundation will mark its 10 year anniversary. 10th Anniversary Events With the generous support of our donors and the unabated commitment of the mito community, progress has been made over the last decade. While much has been achieved, there is still a long way to go and during this time too…

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The Bloody Long Trek

The Bloody Long Trek has returned for 2019! Are you ready for a challenge like no other? If so, join us from 8-14 September 2019 as we take on The Larapinta Trail in the Northern Territory – one of the finest walks in Australia. The week will see you trek through untouched bushlands, witness breathtaking…

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Mito Foundation welcomes government response to recommendations from Senate Inquiry on mitochondrial donation in Australia, whilst recognising the need for swift action for those impacted by mitochondrial disease (mito). Changing the law to enable Australian parents access to mitochondrial donation is critical given that one child every week is born who will develop an avoidable form…

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