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…

Mount Kosciuszko Wheelchair Summit challenge

Earlier this month, a group of inspirational children and young adults in wheelchairs joined our ambassador Sam Bloom and the unstoppable spinal cord injury survivor, Steve Plain, to take part in the Mount Kosciuszko Wheelchair Summit Challenge. The challenge was a…

Second annual Lloyd's trivia night a win for SCI research

  Many thanks to our partners, Lloyd’s Australia, who held their second annual Trivia Night last week in support of SpinalCure. With many glasses on wine consumed and many great prizes on offer, the Lloyd’s Australia Community dug deep and over…

SpinalCure gets a Spine Tingling boost thanks to Canberra community

Photos: Ashley St George If you’ve ever wondered about the power of individual effort and community support – “how much difference can one person really make?”- this is a story for you! SpinalCure was very pleased earlier this year to be…

The Spine Tingling Ride

Spine Tingling Ride[big_text]From Canberra to Humpty Doo by bike – a Spine Tingling Ride to help others[/big_text]

In March of this year, Andrew Kerec will take on the punishing, self-titled and self-designed ‘Spine Tingling Ride’ – a 5,450 km solo journey across Australia by mountain bike to raise funds and awareness for SpinalCure and other life-changing not-for-profits and initiatives including Hartley Life Care and Livable Housing Australia.

The ride connects two places near and dear to the hearts of the Kerec family.