A message from SpinalCure on COVID-19

As global concern about the current COVID-19 outbreak grows, we are concerned by the escalation in the number of cases of the virus in Australia. This highly contagious virus affects our respiratory systems and is therefore extremely concerning for those…

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…

NSW Spinal Cord Injury Research Grants now open for applications

The NSW Office for Health and Medical Research is now accepting applications for their NSW Spinal Cord Injury Research Grants, which are the result of intense advocacy work by SpinalCure Australia and its supporters.  Grants up to $2.5 million will…

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…

Stakeholders meet with NSW Health officials to discuss $15m funding into SCI research

Stakeholders have met with representatives from the NSW Office for Health and Medical Research to discuss the NSW Government’s $15 million injection in spinal cord injury research. After intense advocacy work by SpinalCure Australia and our supporters, the NSW Government announced the funding…

SCI community 'hopeful' after NSW govt $15m funding announcement

We were honoured to attend to the NSW Treasurer’s Budget speech on Tuesday, and listen to his inspiring words as he announced a $15 million investment into spinal cord injury research.  NSW Treasurer the Hon Dominic Perrottet MP announced  “a new…

Media Release: NSW Government SCI research investment

MEDIA RELEASE SPINALCURE APPLAUDS NSW GOVT INVESTMENT IN SPINAL CORD INJURY RESEARCH SpinalCure Australia (SpinalCure), the peak national organisation funding spinal injury research, is delighted with the announcement, by the NSW Treasurer the Hon Dominic Perrottet MP, of a $15…

SpinalCure offers travel and equipment grants for spinal cord injury research

We are very pleased to announce that thanks to the generosity of the late Mr Peter Blundy, SpinalCure Australia is able to provide an annual award of travel or equipment grants for up to $10,000 a year. These grants would…

Spinal cord injury research could bring 'huge cost savings' to insurance industry

SpinalCure Australia’s CEO Duncan Wallace has reminded the insurance sector of the huge potential for the industry arising from spinal cord injury research. Mr Wallace was addressing a luncheon hosted in Sydney’s Darling Harbour by the NSW Reinsurance Discussion Group (RDG).…

Neurostimulation helps three paralysed people walk again

In a world first, researchers at the University of Louisville, Kentucky, have used epidural neurostimulation to help two paralysed people to walk again. The study used a combination of locomotor training and electrical stimulation to help regenerate communication between the…