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There is always something happening in the Victorian, or wider, SCI community. We aim to keep everyone up to date. If you have any news that would be of value to the community that you'd like to share, please contact us.

Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Week "Think I Can't, Think Again!"
25 November, 2015

From November 8 - 15th Spire ran a range of events and activities in support of the national Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Week campaign, ‘THINK I CAN’T, THINK AGAIN!

Spire, it's many volunteers, support groups, friends and peers encouraged the residents of Melbourne and wider Victoria to think about inclusiveness and accessibility within their community.

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Patient Experiences Following Spinal Cord Injury
8 September, 2015

Researchers from the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Monash University, with the help of Spire, are looking for people living with spinal cord injury who would be willing to discuss their experiences of managing conditions that develop after spinal cord injury; such as pressure areas and bladder problems.

Click through to the full article for more information and learn how you could participate.

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Run Melbourne 2015 - Pushing4Spire
23 June, 2015

In 2015, AQA will be participating in the Run Melbourne event, but this year it’s not only the event we are pushing for, it’s also a call to action to our networks and communities to support the importance of Peer Facilitated Supports under our new service brand – Spire.

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SCIAW 2014 - Wheels on Chairs
18 November, 2014

We spent a day at Jardin Tan for Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Week 2014, and turned everyone's chair into a wheelchair.

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Spinal Alliance Launch
23 October, 2014

The Australian Spinal Injury Alliance was formally launched this month at an event co-hosted by AQA and Independence Australia.

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