Victorian Jockeys’ Association backs spinal injury research

Media release 1 June 2022 Download this media release here. The Victorian Jockeys’ Association (VJA) is backing research for a cure for spinal cord injury, with a generous donation this week to SpinalCure, Australia’s leading funder of cure-related research for…

End the ‘do nothing’ decade for seniors with disabilities

JOINT MEDIA STATEMENT AUSTRALIAN DISABILITY & AGED CARE ORGANISATIONS It’s time to end a decade of inaction over support for seniors with disabilities. Right now, people over 65 with significant disabilities are denied the same care, support and services delivered…

Minister Hunt accepts 30,000-strong petition & creates history-making $10m neurostimulation grant

Video by @cambloom Join us on the Project Spark journey and support our campaign to transform the lives of people with spinal cord injury. Read the full story: On Wednesday 30 March, Minister Greg Hunt accepted SpinalCure Australia’s 30,000-strong petition…
Walk on book cover with David Prast smiling on front

Pioneering work of quadriplegic recognised in book ten years after his death

The life of a remarkable quadriplegic from Perth who introduced an innovative model of exercise rehabilitation to Australia and helped pioneer research – which is now leading to spinal injured people gaining movement and even walking again – has been…
Ed Cummings kneeling between Sam Bloom in wheelchair and Lauren Park in wheelchair

Ed Cummings supports petition to fund new spinal cord injury research

More than 20,000 Australians live with a spinal cord injury, and SpinalCure Australia, with support from Ed Cummings and the Australian Jockeys’ Association, have launched a petition calling on the Federal Government to fund a nation-wide research project that could…
Physiotherapist with trial participant

Landmark trial aims to help people with spinal cord injury walk again

Wednesday 2 June, Sydney, Australia: Australian researchers are embarking on a landmark international trial which aims to help people with spinal cord injury walk again. Led by researchers at Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) and primarily funded by SpinalCure Australia and…
Report SCI in Australia

Spinal Cord Injuries in Australia – The case for investing in new treatments

Spinal cord injuries cost Australian economy $74.5b but small investments could reverse the emotional and financial impact. Sydney, 15 December 2020: A new landmark report released today by AlphaBeta, commissioned by SpinalCure Australia and supported by a grant from the icare Foundation (Insurance…

Headlands Distilling Co: “Why we give 20 percent of profit to SpinalCure”

Headlands, a Wollongong-based distillery, has been founded with the community positioned as a fifth business partner, such that 20 percent of the profits are donated to charity. That charity is SpinalCure and the profits are assisting with research efforts to…

SpinalCure Australia supports six new research projects

SpinalCure Australia has announced six new small grants for spinal cord injury researchers from all around Australia, bringing the total number of research projects the organisation is supporting to eleven.  The support for these researchers was made possible by a…