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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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Nominations open for Inclusive Community Champions Awards

Nominations are now open for Spinal Injuries Australia’s 2015 Inclusive Community Champions Awards, which recognise the outstanding achievement of individuals and business across Queensland in encouraging inclusive communities. An inclusive community is one in which everyone can participate and anyone who wants to be

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SCIA Independence Expo – register your interest

Following the huge success of the SCIA Independence Expo at Australian Technology Park in 2014, the Expo will be returning over two days on Friday 15 and Saturday 16 April 2016. Don’t miss your opportunity to talk directly to people

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Learn about the Spinal Alliance

The Alliance, representing eight of Australia’s state-based spinal cord injury organisations, held an official launch in 2014 and announced plans to deliver a National Spinal Cord Injury Strategy. This Strategy will lay the foundation for better outcomes, both social and

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