‘Inadequate’ wheelchair access, cyclone damage putting Territorians at risk

‘Inadequate’ wheelchair access, cyclone damage putting Territorians at risk

Updated April 24, 2018 17:36:39 Photo: A patient in a wheelchair waits to be lifted from her chair and into a car at Royal Darwin Hospital. (ABC News: Phoebe Hosier) Wheelchair users are being forced to manoeuvre through traffic to reach taxis at the Northern Territory’s largest hospital because of …

London Marathon: Madison de Rozario wins women’s wheelchair event in high temperatures

London Marathon: Madison de Rozario wins women’s wheelchair event in high temperatures

Posted April 23, 2018 07:24:36 Photo: Australia’s Madison de Rozario followed up her Commonwealth Games triumph with victory in the London Marathon. (AP: Kirsty Wigglesworth) Fresh from her Commonwealth Games triumph, Australia’s Madison De Rozario has taken out the women’s elite wheelchair event at the London Marathon. Her compatriot Kurt …

Charity wheelchair builders to ship old bikes to Africa for disabled kids

Charity wheelchair builders to ship old bikes to Africa for disabled kids

Updated April 22, 2018 09:39:50 Photo: Daryl Sanderson (right) and Des La Rance enjoy working together turning bikes into wheelchairs. Related Story: Volunteers seek old bikes to make homemade wheelchairs for disabled kids A plea for help by Gold Coast volunteers who convert old bicycles into wheelchairs has proven so …

Commonwealth Games: Wheelchair racing legend Kurt Fearnley gives his all one more time, going out with the gold

Commonwealth Games: Wheelchair racing legend Kurt Fearnley gives his all one more time, going out with the gold

Updated April 15, 2018 14:51:25 Photo: After nearly 20 years of international competition, Kurt Fearnley celebrates gold in his last race for Australia. (REUTERS: David Gray) Related Story: Fearnley caps off Aussie career with marathon gold at Commonwealth Games Related Story: The driving force behind Fearnley’s final race in the …

Commonwealth Games: Wheelchair racing legend Kurt Fearnley gives his all one more time, going out with the gold

Commonwealth Games: Wheelchair racing legend Kurt Fearnley gives his all one more time, going out with the gold

Posted April 15, 2018 14:41:23 Photo: After nearly 20 years of international competition, Kurt Fearnley celebrates gold in his last race for Australia. (REUTERS: David Gray) Related Story: Fearnley caps off Aussie career with marathon gold at Commonwealth Games Related Story: The driving force behind Fearnley’s final race in the …