PPV Strategic Plan 2020-2023

This document sets out our vision, mission and strategic priority areas going forward for the next three years.

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PPViews Winter 2020

This long awaited edition is packed full of news and information on PPV’s response to the coronavirus, including

  • Congratulations to Liz Telford OAM ?
  • Survey results from PPV members during Covid19.
  • PPV’s response to treatment for Covid19 for people who have had polio
  • Coronavirus and polio medical advisory
  • Biographies of two committee members
  • Reviews of ‘Crip Camp’ and ‘Defiant Lives’

+ much more

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PPViews Spring 2019

In this issue:

  • Measles return to the USA
  • Ageing with Care, Quality and Safety?
  • Vale Polly Farmer, Footballer with Polio
  • “Women to The Front” book review
  • The Inequality of the Disability System for those with Polio
  • WHO’s race to prevent polio epidemic in the Pacific
  • Regulatory Impact Statement for a minimum access standard in housing
  • Review of “The Stolen Marriage.”

+ much more

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PPViews Number 21

In this issue:

  • Tributes to Dr Margaret Cooper OAM
  • Committee member’s stories
  • PPV’s Accessible Housing Submission
  • Olympian Wilma Glodean Rudolph

+ much more

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PPV Views Spring 2018

In this issue:

  • Michael Lynch Arts executive and New South Wales polio survivor
  • Superheroine Minda Dentler
  • Phillip Roth’s Nemesis reviewed
  • Congratulations to Shirley Glance OAM!

+ much more

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PPViews April 2018

In this issue:

  • Post Polio featured on Abc news
  • PPV’s 2017 AGM
  • PPV’s 2018 Committee
  • Good News! re funding + new worker for polio in Victoria
  • Representing PPV at Polio Australia
  • University of New South Wales report on polio like virus
  • Continuity of Service guarantee for older disability recipients after April 1st 2018,
    and polio survivors aged 65 and over
  • Natasha Layton about aids and equipment
  • Polio Services Victoria update
  • Arts section – about polio people and the arts.

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PPViews 18 September 2017

In this issue:

  • Breast Cancer Network DVD
  • PPVs Collaborations
  • Wayne and Ravy Getting Busy in Cambodia

+ much more

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PPViews April 2017

In this issue:

  • Review of “The Broken Boy” By Patrick Cockburn

  • Update on our meetings with Polio Services

  • Standing together against transport cuts

+ much more

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PPViews October 2016

In this issue:

  • PPV attend en masse at the Australasian Pacific Post Polio Conference

  • Polio services – meeting with St Vincent’s hospital

+ more

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PPViews April 2016

In this issue:

  • Quality patient care: the polio survivor’s perspective

  • Visit to Shepparton

+ much more

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PPViews. October 2015

In this issue:

  • ‘The Golden Age’ – review of a novel by Joan London, set in a Western Australian polio rehabilitation home for children in the 1950’s.
  • NDIS press release by Daniel Andrews
  • Report on PPV’s education campaign on respiratory issues
  • Advocating in the dining room at Parliament house
  • PPV’s letter in ‘The Age’.

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PPViews. June 2015

In this issue:

  • Advocating for equal funding for all people with a life-long disability
  • A response to our concerns from Minister Foley
  • Report on Polio Australia’s retreat in Torquay, May 2015
  • Polio: Life Stage Matters Conference notice
  • PWD (People with a disability) media release re the 2015 budget

+ much more

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PPViews #9 June 2013

  • Pilot Program on Fatigue and Strategies
  • Taxi Industry Reform Should Improve Services for People with Disability
  • “We’re Still Here” Campaign in Canberra
  • Disability Care goes Live
  • Polio Australia’s Canberra Campaign

+ much more

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PPViews #8 March 2013

In this issue:

  • Hospital Protocols for Managing Patients with Post Polio
  • Congratulations on the NDIS Bill Endorsed through the Australian Parliament
  • Advocacy Working Group Report
  • Touched by Polio Art Exhibition and Auction

+ much more

 

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PPViews #7 December 2012

In this issue:

  • London Paralympics: two perspectives
  • PPV Members join Polio Australia for the “We’re Still Here” Campaign in Canberra
  • Tips for booking a Wheelchair Accessible Taxi (WAT) on Christmas Day
  • President’s Report to the PPV Annual General Meeting

+ much more

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PPViews #6 August 2012

In this issue:

  • Polio Australia Mass Canberra Gathering
  • Victorian Taxi Industry Inquiry
  • The NDIS and polio – how will we fare?
  • Did you know…?
    Essential Medical Equipment Payment
  • Vale Joan Gillespie (1937 -2012)

+ much more

 

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PPViews #5 April 2012

In this issue:

  • Polio Australia Mass Canberra Gathering
  • PPV Represents Victoria at Post Polio Parliamentary Roundtable Discussion
  • Post polio syndrome not recognised by doctors

+ much more

 

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PPViews #4 December 2011

In this issue:

  • Introducing New PPV Committee members
  • Polio Australia’s 2011 AGM/Planning Meeting
  • Polio in Parliament
  • Ramesh Ferris Polio Foundation

+ much more

 

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PPViews #3 October 2011

In this issue:

  • European Conference on Post Polio Syndrome report back
  • The global Polio situation

+ much more

 

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PPViews #1 May 2011

In this issue:

  • Polio Australia retreat at Mt Eliza
  • NDIS Productivity Commission submission
  • Legal help for community groups

+ much more

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