SpinalHub is live and ready for your use! SpinalHub is a community website for people with spinal cord injury in Victoria and throughout Australia. It is a joint initiative of several organisations in Victoria who have an interest in supporting the spinal cord injury community with representation from the following Victorian organisations:
The Department of Health and Department of Human Services;
The Transport Accident Commission and WorkSafe Victoria;
SpinalHub is pleased to announce its latest exciting new feature - SpinalHub TV.
There are lots of great online videos that feature people from the spinal cord injury community in Victoria. The short 2-3 minute videos provide practical and safe advice with the aim to help people get back into life after a spinal cord injury. Go to www.youtube.com/spinalhub to view the full list of online videos.
The AQA Community Forum - Stem Cells: Hope, Hype & Progress - A new conversation on stem cells and spinal cord injury was held Friday 1st July with an audience of over 80 people. Read more & watch the videos...
Spinal Cord Injury in Australia 2007-08 report presents national statistics on spinal cord injury (SCI) using data from case registrations to the Australian Spinal Cord Injury Registry (ASCIR) for 2007–08. Read more...
We are a member based organisation and a leader in the provision of specialised support services. We enable people affected by physical disability to attain maximum independence while supporting those who support them.
To improve the quality of life of people affected by physical disability through active promotion of their capacity, their value and their right to participate in all aspects of community life.
Our core values are integrity, respect, passion and reliability.
AQA is a provider of support and services for people who sustain spinal cord injuries (quadriplegia and paraplegia) and similar physical disabilities. AQA provides a well established attendant care service (AQA Qualcare) for clients living with spinal cord injury and other disabilities.
AQA also provides a valued information/peer support service that operates on two levels:
raising awareness and educating the community about the issues of spinal cord injury (SCI); and,
motivating and assisting those with SCI during their rehabilitation and re-integration in the community
AQA operates a Quality Management System that is certified in the Standards for Disability Services in Victoria and the Federal Disability Support certification. AQA is a not-for-profit organisation and registered charity.