2017 Thought Leadership Forum, Brisbane

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Our challenges were:

  • How do you get independent thinkers and resilient achievers to work together for their common good?

  • Scientific and medical researchers are very independent people. Indeed, they would not be able to make the advances they do, if they were not.

  • People with spinal cord injury are resilient people who face their challenges with singular resolve. They are overcomers.

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ABC News: Push for spinal cord injury registry

An estimated 10,000 Australians live with a spinal cord injury - but data on their treatment and rehabilitation is scant. Now there's a push to set up a national registry, to follow patients' progress. Advocates say the database will help improve outcomes... And reduce costs in what can be a life-long recovery. Click here to sign our National Spinal Cord Injury Registry

Latest News

QUT is pleased to announce a Spinal Cord Injury Travelling Fellowship named in honour of 2017 Australian of the Year Alan Mackay‐Sim who received his award in recognition of his work on olfactory ensheathing cells from nasal mucosa for treatment of spinal cord injuries. The fellowship is for up to $30,000 for overseas travel from 4 weeks to 6 months. For poster details please click >here  Read more

This motorised wheelchair is used and in good condition. It has been generously donated to us and is located in Sydney. Criteria: For a person with a spinal cord injury who cannot otherwise afford an electric wheelchair. For enquiries please contact info@spinalnetwork.org.au Read more

Grants of up to $150,000 per year (for three years) will be considered.
Applications close on 15 October 2017.
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NeuroMoves ACT will open on 1 November 2017 offering a range of services that provides people with spinal cord injury exercise that increases their functionality and independence.  Read more