May 2024 Bulletin – Out Now

  • Whats in our May 2024 Issue?
    • Minister Bill Shorten is presenting his intent to change the NDIS Act, which is debated in the Upper and Lower House this week. Whatever the outcome, it will greatly impact all polio survivors, our state Government, and My Aged Care. More troubles = more advocacy.
    • Global Accessibility Awareness Day – Was on Thursday, May 16, 2024, marked the 13th Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), and it doesn’t need to end there. Please join us to continue to spread awareness. The purpose of GAAD is to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital access/inclusion and people with different disabilities.
    • How to reduce your income tax with donations.  You can claim a tax deduction for donations of $2 or more, as long as these donations are made to an organisation that has been endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) as a deductible gift recipient (DGR).  Post Polio VIC, is a registered charity, sub-type Health and Wellbeing, and has DGR status so your donation will be tax deductible.

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April 2024 Bulletin – Out Now

Whats in our April 2024 Issue?

  • Friendly Reminder to book your flu vaccination –  Some people are more at risk of complications from the flu and are eligible for the free flu vaccine. You can get a flu vaccine from your GP, local council immunisation service, or local pharmacist immuniser.
  • Given mother’s day is soon, following are some Committee members polio stories from their mothers.    Susan Shaab – Polio rehabilitation from a Northcote barber’s shop.
  • My Son…Jeff Stewart 1952…   Polio by Joan Stewart.    A toddler 1 year, 11 months, fit and healthy, full of mischief to a toddler with a limp. My son was diagnosed with polio.
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March 2024 Bulletin – Out Now

Whats in our March 2024 Issue?

🙀 Oh my goodness, we did a leap and missed February and went straight in to March.  Darn Leap Years 🙄

  • On Tuesday 21st February, Robyn & Shirley were warmly welcomed by the President, Keith Yates and the wonderful members of the Blackburn Lions Club.
  • On Friday 23rd February, Shirley and Robyn were invited by the Greensborough Salvation Army after seeing an article in the Seniors Magazine about our award-winning documentary “Lives Well Lived”.

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