parkando launch with Melissa Horne MP

Welcome to ParKanDo

ParKanDo, formed and run by volunteers with lived experience of Parkinson’s, supports people impacted by the condition.

We do things a little differently, providing a range of activities identified through member surveys.


Special Meeting 29 March 2023 !

  • 10:30am Wednesday 29/3/2023
  • Newport Community Hub, 13 Mason St, Newport
  • In person, or online via Zoom. To receive Zoom link, click here.

At 11:15am, following our normal cuppa and a chat, Grade 2 and 3 Newmark Primary Students will present on their study of Parkinson’s and how it affects the brain. The children are very excited to tell us about the products and services they have designed to make our lives a little easier. 

This meeting is free! We ask you to arrive a little before 10:30am so you can place your order for morning tea. 

Victor Fight Parkinson's explaining Parkinson's to Newmark Primary School students

Victor (Fight Parkinson’s), Mimi and Carmel (ParKanDo) explaining the impact of Parkinson’s to Newmark Primary School students.

A word from our members…

Through ParKanDo I have met some lovely people. I don’t feel so alone especially during Covid 19 and appreciate the fact that I’m not the only one with Parkinson’s.

The people in the group are friendly, non-judgemental and welcoming. Joining this group has been a very positive experience for me and the highlight of 2020!

Maria / diagnosed 2009

opening quote marksI was made to feel extremely welcome and cannot thank you enough for including me in the group.

I found ParKanDo to be an incredible source of support and strength and continue to participate via Zoom in meetings and dance classes.

Mimi / diagnosed July 2020
fast facts about parkinson's


Browse the range of activities specifically designed with Parkinson’s in mind.



Contact Us

Have a question or a comment? Get in touch with us here.

Why Peer Support?

A Peer Support Group provides participants a safe, comfortable, and respectful place to share, socialise, learn, and support each other.

Sharing lived experiences provides multiple perspectives.

Increased understanding in this unique space, promotes wellness through an unmatched source of support, inspiration and empowerment.

parkando peer support group

Community Supporters

We gratefully acknowledge the contributions of the following organisations who have supported us to provide programs for people impacted by Parkinson’s.