Alison Mosely

Alison Mosely

Personal Reflection – a letter to my 19 year old self Alison Mosely, Disability Education Presenter Greetings Al… OK, so the car crash was not the best moment in life but it is good to see that you are back at university for the second year of your degree.… Read more
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Tom Steadman

Tom Steadman

Three times a week Tom ‘Tominator’ Steadman and Darren Currie are in the Gym doing a personal training session. You’ll know they’re in by the sound of Survivor’s ‘Eye of the Tiger’ pumping out of the sound system. Tom is dedicated and driven to achieving his goals, and many may know him by his engaging...
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Kelly Owen

Kelly Owen

Member snapshot Kelly Owen from Townsville, has been an Association member for the past 23 years, participating and competing in wheelchair basketball and boccia. She recently shared some insights on living an active and healthy life. … Read more
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Carmel Williams

Carmel Williams

Personal Reflection In some ways it is a coincidence, that ‘Wheelies’ is ‘40’ this year and for me it’s my 40th year of having a spinal injury. I was 21 at the time and had only 12 months before completing my nursing degree.… Read more
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Eat to beat the winter blues

Eat to beat the winter blues

As winter temperatures drop, some of us suffer a corresponding drop in mood and motivation. This seasonal slump can make us feel like we’ve been robbed of our summer-charged vitality; we may feel tired, even lethargic, and a little depressed, leading us to choose warming, high calorie comfort foods and...
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Hospital Program: giving patients a healthy boost

Hospital Program: giving patients a healthy boost

As well as nurturing elite junior and senior athletes with disabilities, Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association has a longstanding commitment to recreation, community education and awareness. One of the Association’s priorities is a fortnightly program of recreation activities for patients at the Pr...
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