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18 May 2024

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This week on LEISURE LINK with Peter Greco:

  •  Jamieson Leeson is just back from a successful World Cup in Canada playing boccea and is on-target to be selected for Paris 2024.
  • Nick Carlton, co-founder and CEO for Spoony, spoke about the soon-to-be release safe and inclusive social app for people with disabilities; people with chronic illness or people that are are neuro-divergent.  To find out more and get on the waiting list go to: https://spoony.net/ 
  • Professor Raelene Wilding, from Latrobe University, shared research highlighting better ways to deliver urgent health alerts to different linguistic groups.
  • Pam Mitchell, Counsellor, chatted  about the pressure high-profile individuals are under - all may not be as rosey as it seems to the general public.  You can contact Pam on 0418 835 767
  • Suresh Rajan, Board Secretary from People With Disabilities Australia, gave PWDA's early response to the Federal Budget. More information here: https://pwd.org.au/pwda-responds-to-the-federal-budget-some-immediate-relief-but-little-for-our-future/
  • David Militz, CEO for Carers South Australia, had good news (albeit  over-due) regarding changes to carer payment rules.  For more information call 1800 422 737 or go to  https://caressadesigns.com/
  • Dr Kelly Li, nephrologist, had news on a drug being made available on the PBS for people with chronic kidney disease and associated itch.  This is Kidney health week.  For more information talk to your specialist.  
  • Neville Houghton, finance Guru with Finance Facts. We heard  Neville's take on the Federal Budget.  You can contact Neville on 0452 596 855
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