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Free Webcast – Stories from the Smallest Room

Wednesday 30th November 2016 6:00pm – 7:00pm (AEDT) Free, live and interactive webcast covering all you need to know on bladder and bowel care. The experts, including a registered spinal nurse consultant, will talk about the latest products and methods available to suit your needs, and what the NDIS means for your continence care.  Spinal […]

Polio: Life Stage Matters Conference

The first ever Australasia-Pacific Post-Polio Conference, ‘Polio: Life Stage Matters’, will be held in Sydney from 20-22 September 2016. The event aims to facilitate better care and build international connections by bringing together health care providers, researchers, polio survivors, their caregivers and patient organisation representatives not only from the Australasia-Pacific region, but worldwide. The aim of the […]

Join us for World Polio Day in Brisbane

We’re marking World Polio Day with an event at our Brisbane office on Tuesday 27 September, featuring special guest speaker Dr William DeMayo. Dr DeMayo is an internationally recognised expert in rehabilitative medicine and the late effects of polio, who is based in Pennsylvania. He will speak about topics including: Managing stress Management of sleep Self-empowerment for the polio […]

Attend the Careers in Disability Expo in Townsville

We’ll see you at WorkAbility QLD’s Careers in Disability Expo on Friday 14 October, which will showcase current and future jobs to support people with a disability. The expo will be held in Townsville, where around 800 new jobs are expected to be created by the NDIS in the wider region over three years. Come and find out about the […]

Join us for Accessibility Weekend 2016!

Accessibility Weekend will be held on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 September 2016, as part of Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Week. Accessibility Weekend sees attractions across Queensland and Victoria open their doors for FREE to people with a physical disability who use a wheelchair and their carer. It’s the first time this event will be held by Spinal […]

World Spinal Cord Injury Day: Monday 5 September

The inaugural World Spinal Cord Injury Day on Monday 5 September will launch this year’s Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Week in Australia. This global day is an initiative of the International Spinal Cord Society, aimed at increasing awareness of injury prevention and an inclusive life for people with a spinal cord injury. On this day, […]

Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Week: 5 – 11 September

Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Week, from 5 -11 September 2016, asks all Australians to ‘think again’ about what it means to have a spinal cord injury. The week will be launched by the inaugural World Spinal Cord Injury Day on Monday 5 September. The week is an initiative of the Australian Spinal Injury Alliance, which […]

Townsville Careers Expo: 8 August

The Townsville Careers Expo will showcase the latest information on tertiary studies, further training, hands on demonstrations and employment opportunities. The event offers a unique opportunity for anyone interested in starting, changing or upgrading their career to meet with a diverse range of organisations that are both locally-based and from around Australia. We’ll be hosting a display (Stand […]

Seniors Week: 13-21 August 2016

Seniors Week is an opportunity for Queenslanders of all ages to join together and celebrate the valuable contributions of older people. In 2016, Seniors Week will be celebrated from 13-21 August. This year’s theme is ‘It’s on for young and old’. Our Bundaberg Spinal Injuries Network will be holding a display at the Bundaberg Regional Council’s annual Seniors Expo on […]

Attend the 2016 Queensland Disability Conference

We’re proud to be a Platinum Partner for the Queensland Disability Conference, which will be held in Cairns, Maryborough and Toowoomba on Wednesday 24 August. The event will share information, create new connections, and encourage innovation to make a difference for people with disability. As the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is progressively rolled out across the state, […]