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Read the latest Media Releases from the Australian Spinal Injury Alliance. For media enquiries, please contact your closest Alliance organisation.

Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Week challenges perceptions

Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Week will be held from 4 – 10 September, to raise awareness of the daily lives of people who have a spinal cord injury. This national week is an initiative of the Australian Spinal Injury Alliance,

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Media Release: Awareness Week challenges stereotypes of spinal cord injury

Tim McCallum was embarking on his career in the music industry when, at 18 years-old, he sustained a spinal cord injury in a diving accident. Despite being told he wouldn’t be able to sing like he used to, Tim defied

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A split second decision can cause a life-long injury

Queensland man Wayne Horkings was just 17-years-old when a single moment changed the course of his life. Wayne was working full-time and enjoying the typical carefree life of an Australian teenager when a car accident in the Blue Mountains left

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Spinal Alliance sets agenda for a national spinal cord injury strategy

Today the Spinal Alliance Sets Agenda for a National Spinal Cord Injury Strategy Senator Mitch Fifield, Assistant Minister for Social Services Welcomes Approach Today the Australian Spinal Injury Alliance (Spinal Alliance), representing eight of Australia’s state-based spinal cord injury organisations, launches

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