Polio survivor, Neena Bhandari spoke in two interviews on SBS Hindi, to help outreach to polio survivors from CALD backgrounds (all interviews are in Hindi).Continue reading →
The following article is from ABC News: At just 14, Elizabeth Edmondson became the youngest Australian to claim an individual gold medal for swimming at either an Olympics or Paralympics. It … Continue reading →
On Weekends with John X Did your parents or grandparents suffer from polio? Paul McIntyre spoke with Steph Cantrill from Polio Australia about the lasting affects of the condition. Thank you … Continue reading →
An article about a polio community information session in Broken Hill featuring the story of polio survivor, Jan Mahyuddin.Continue reading →
Traralgon resident Pauline Corrigan was someone who could not be restrained physically. For many years, especially during the 70-year-old grandmother’s younger days, she was either in a wheelchair or walked with … Continue reading →
Originally posted in the Canberra Disability Review
“Most people would have heard of polio but many would not have heard of the late effects of polio. Warrnambool’s Mary Whelan lives with post-polio syndrome and said she didn’t realise … Continue reading →
For the first seven years of her life, Robynne Clifton was confined to a hospital ward for treatment, hundreds of kilometres away from her family. Ms Clifton is one of an estimated 400,000 Australians affected by polio and wants people to know that although the viral infection is no longer a threat, it is not forgotten.Continue reading →
Thank you Lilydale and Yarra Valley Leader for featuring this article
Thank you Australian Physiotherapy Association for featuring this article in their InMotion publication.
“We organised with the Primary Health Network to come out and run this workshop as well as ‘linking in’ our polio survivors with some health services in Sydney by video conference. … Continue reading →
A newspaper article in the Senior featuring Gary NewtonContinue reading →
Thank you to Yorke Peninsula Country Times newspaper for featuring this article.
A newspaper article featuring Cliff Sewell, a polio survivor living in Ballarat.Continue reading →