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’.…
Crowd assembled for Lloyd's fundraising event

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…
Barleysan hand sanitiser

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…
Ace Lee Hamann in a halo

“I almost became paralysed, I realised how lucky I am and so I wanted to give back”

Ace Lee Hamann, 27, from Sydney, was out with friends in Surry Hills in Sydney one night in April last year when he climbed a tree, fell from about 20 feet and fractured his neck, knee and foot. “I fractured…

'How fracturing my neck made me want to give back to others'

Mitch Rule, from the Basin in Victoria, was playing Australian rules football in April this year when he suffered a brutal on-field collision that left him concussed and with fractured C6 vertebrae in his neck. Mitch, 25, was extremely lucky not…