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WHO WE ARE

The KMF is a promoter of evidence-based research and clinical practice for tick-borne diseases and an advocate for better testing, treatment and education in Australia.
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The mission of the Karl McManus Foundation is to contribute to world knowledge and to improve understanding of Australia’s Lyme-like illness, and other tick-borne diseases.

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LATEST NEWS

Senate Report 2016 Lacking Action

December 28th, 2016|0 Comments

A lack of real action following the recent Senate Inquiry into tick-borne diseases in Australia is costing lives according to the Karl McManus Foundation. The not-for-profit organisation is leading the Australian research program into the [...]

SENATE COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS on LYME-LIKE ILLNESS in AUSTRALIA

February 17th, 2016|0 Comments

The Final Report in full can be downloaded from here:  http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Community_Affairs/Lymelikeillness45/Final_Report “2.91    The committee recommends that the Australian Government increase funding for research into tick-borne pathogens as a matter of urgency. This funding should include: [...]

Growing Evidence of Lyme Like Illness in Australia – Senate Community Affairs Inquiry 2016

July 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

On 12 November 2015, the Senate referred the following matter to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee for inquiry and report: The growing evidence of an emerging tick-borne disease that causes a Lyme‑like illness for many Australian [...]

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