An Open Letter to Parliamentary Candidates


This is an open letter to all candidates in the upcoming Federal Election (2022). By Tanya Dupagne. Today Iā€™d like to share a story that is very important to me: Once upon a time, there were thousands of patients who became incredibly sick with similar symptoms. For an average of 10 years each, they approached […]


Lyme doctor calls out academic bias


LDAA Patron Dr Richard Horowitz calls out academic bias in new Lyme paper “Risk of post-treatment Lyme disease in patients with ideally-treated early Lyme disease: A prospective cohort study” was just published in the International Journal of Infectious Diseases. It regurgitates the same old assumptions that have held research back for decades: That PTLD is […]


Andi Snelling urges her fellow Lyme Warriors to enjoy the mundane


In 2020, award-winning actor, writer and theatre-maker, Andi Snelling came on board as an ambassador for the Lyme Disease Association of Australia.


From professional football to Lyme disease and back

From professional football to Lyme disease and back


Eight years ago, Ryan Stig ā€“ now an LDAA Ambassador ā€“ was playing halfback for the Newcastle Knights and at the age of 22, he appeared to have the rugby-league world in Australia at his feet. He played 13 games for Newcastle and was rewarded by a two-year contract by incoming coach, Wayne Bennett. But his promising […]