AN INITIATIVE BY SPINAL LIFE AUSTRALIA

Helen Bonynge

Helen Bonynge

Helen Bonynge “It feels like at 65 you have been put on the scrap heap. It fills me with anger and sadness” Helen Bonynge has lived with paraplegia for the past seven years, since undergoing pelvic radiation treatment for cancer. Now she is a victim of age...
Peter Freckleton

Peter Freckleton

Peter Freckleton  “I always thought the NDIS was there for everyone, this wasn’t the case for me.” At the age of six, Peter was hit by a speeding taxi, resulting in a broken thigh bone and a lengthy stay in traction. Peter contracted polio while learning...
John Moxon

John Moxon

John Moxon  “As my condition gets worse my funding stays the same. It really isn’t enough” Following a racing car accident in 1970 that left him with quadriplegia and ended his engineering career, John rejoined the workforce, starting a small business....