Medicinal cannabis in Australia

Medicinal cannabis in Australia

Many people with a spinal cord injury will tell you that muscle spasticity and pain are constant companions. And the pain isn’t just your common, garden-variety cut-your-finger type of pain. It’s most often neuropathic (nerve) pain. It can be stabbing, prickling,...
NeuroMoves Melbourne – Open Days

NeuroMoves Melbourne – Open Days

When: Monday 19 August 9am – 12pm OR Tuesday 20 August 12pm – 2pm / 2:30pm – 4:30pm Where: Footscray Community Arts Centre45 Moreland Street, Footscray 3011 Who: Open invite to all allied health professionals, NDIS plan managers and support workers, medical...
SCIA welcomes research investment

SCIA welcomes research investment

Spinal Cord Injuries Australia (SCIA) welcomes the NSW State Government move to invest $15M into spinal cord injury research over 5 years. There are exciting developments happening in Australia and around the globe, and investment in research that helps to improve the...
Coalition’s NDIS pre-election promises

Coalition’s NDIS pre-election promises

On May 18, Australia went to the polls to vote in the latest Federal election and saw a re-elected Coalition government to lead over the next four years. Before we voted, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) became a significant emotional issue with...
National Road Safety Week

National Road Safety Week

Spinal Cord Injuries Australia (SCIA) was a proud Silver Partner of this year’s National Road Safety Week (NRSW), which took place from 6-12 May. Traumatic accidents involving a motor vehicle are accountable for 39% of spinal cord injuries. Sustaining a traumatic...
A Big Win for Accessible Adult Change Facilities

A Big Win for Accessible Adult Change Facilities

SCIA welcomes the announcement that from May, accessible adult change facilities will be included in specified public buildings and major public spaces across Australia, such as large shopping centres, sports stadiums, aquatic centres, museums and art galleries, and...