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

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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