Save Our Sons first obligation is to our community, who are at the heart of everything we do.

We are acutely aware of how important it is for people to follow the advice of experts in the health and medical science fields, the clinicians and doctors who care for our families with such passion and commitment.

In relation to COVID – 19, for recommendations and advice applicable to the Duchenne and Becker Community, please see the useful link below*:

https://www.worldduchenne.org/…/live-covid-19-coronavirus-…/

 With even the Commonwealth Parliament considering postponing sittings for the foreseeable future, in addition to major entertainment and sports events being cancelled and some schools being closed, we think it prudent and appropriate that our major Gala dinner scheduled for 28th March in Melbourne be cancelled.

 The priority of all in the community, upon the advice of the Commonwealth Chief Medical Officer is for us to do all we can to minimise the spread of this virus and keep our families and loved ones safe, healthy and well.

 Save Our Sons has followed the advice of the Commonwealth and State Health authorities and are acting in the best interests of our community. Health is the number one priority. The Gala dinner has therefore been cancelled.

 We thank everyone who has put so much time and effort into organising the event, including our National Partner, Chemist Warehouse, our Venue Partner, Crown Resorts, our sponsors, our supporters, our volunteers, our community.

 We ask everyone to please stay safe and healthy and to follow the advice of health authorities and medical professionals during this time.

 

*DISCLAIMER: For medical advice please consult your Family GP, Specialist, or Neuromuscular team.