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Shepparton Regional Network

The Shepparton Regional Network was started mid-2016 after surveying people living with SCI in the area. The group is open and always interested in welcoming new members, and current group members come from Shepparton, Tatura, MooroopnaRochester, Tungamah, and Seymour, among others. They meet monthly and undertake a range of events and activities, including social outings, and inviting guest speakers from various organisations to present on topics such as health and well being, pain management and the NDIS. Please feel free to contact us or group coordinator, Geoff, if you'd like to join, attend a meeting or learn more about it.

You can browse through the articles below to follow the activities of the group.

Discovering the Port of Echuca and its accessibility
24 October, 2019

On a beautiful sunny October day, the Echuca (Shepparton) Regional Network met at the historic Henry’s Bridge Hotel for lunch outdoors and later, tested the accessibility of the Port of Echuca Discovery Centre’s newly renovated wharf.

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Researchers present key findings on access to mainstream services
30 September, 2019

In September, researchers from Deakin and Swinburne universities presented results from their study of how access to mainstream services could be improved for people living with an SCI.

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Getting the lowdown on access
28 June, 2019

In June, Shepparton Regional Network members spoke with the Rural Access Officer for our shire, Andrew Thomson, after gathering for lunch at the newly renovated American Hotel Echuca.

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Off to a rolling start in lawn bowls at Moama
31 May, 2019

Shepparton-Echuca Regional Network members crossed the border in May, to try out lawn bowls from a special wheelchair that has recently become available at the Moama Bowling Club.

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Making new friends in Echuca
18 April, 2019

Shepparton Network members travelled to Echuca for the first time in April, to mingle with new members from our neighbouring riverside town at licensed club Echuca Workers.

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