Billabong employees donate in memory of ‘Marls’

The team at Billabong’s Australian office recently held a bake sale to celebrate what would have been a birthday for their dear late friend and colleague of 30 years, Marlene Wills.  Together, the team at Boardriders Inc (which owns Billabong),…

The Neilson Foundation makes major donation in support of spinal cord injury research

We are pleased to announce the ongoing support of the Neilson Foundation which has donated a further significant gift towards SpinalCure’s quest for a cure. Funding from Mr Kerr Neilson and the Neilson Foundation has been pivotal in bringing neurostimulation…
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Gwenyth MacNamara’s generous legacy

Gwenyth MacNamara’s great passions in life were her family, St Kilda football club and horse racing.  She also lived much of her life with debilitating back pain after a car accident followed up with a laminectomy, which probably wasn’t very…
Keith Evans, SpinalCure supporter

SpinalCure supporter profile: Keith’s close call

At 87 years old, Keith Evans was inspired to make his first donation to SpinalCure after reading ‘Penguin Bloom’. The Bloom’s honest true story of how their world is turned upside down after a near-fatal accident leaves Sam paralysed. Upon…
Do the Narna's trainer Daniel Bowman

‘Doing the Narna’ for spinal cord injury research

Tony Robinson, part-owner of gelding Do The Narna, has generously promised to give all his profits from the gelding’s racing career to SpinalCure. Tony is a great mate to SpinalCure Australia Director Gary Allsop, who he calls ‘the great persuader’.…
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Lloyd’s annual golf day raises over $28,000 for research

SpinalCure Australia would like to thank Lloyd’s Australia for hosting their sixth  annual charity Golf Day on Thursday 11 March, 2021 at Sydney’s Concord Golf Club. Participants generously helped raise $28,602 which will be invested to help find a cure…

Lloyd’s donate to SpinalCure as part of their covid response

SpinalCure was recently nominated by Lloyds Australia to receive a donation as part of Lloyd’s global charitable response to COVID-19. We are delighted to share that we have now received a very welcome donation of $53,000! To date, 197 charities…
Sam Bloom and Prof Sylvia Gustin

ABC Podcast: Sam Bloom and Prof Sylvia Gustin discuss SCI and cutting-edge research

SpinalCure Ambassador talks about her journey and her hopes for the future.  She is joined by Prof Sylvia Gustin who recently received $2.5million from the $15m SCI research fund that SpinalCure secured in the 2019/20 NSW state budget. Prof Gustin…
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SpinalCure supporter Headlands Distilling Co, steps up to help fight COVID-19

Towards the end of last year we posted a story about Headlands Distilling Co. and the support they have given SpinalCure Australia to fund spinal cord injury research. One of Headlands’ founders, Dean Martelozzo, is a paraplegic so our quest…