Did you or someone close to you have polio? Years later, the Late Effects of Polio (including Post-Polio Syndrome) can cause symptoms such as fatigue, new or increased muscle weakness, pain, sleep problems and difficulty with breathing or swallowing.

The information sessions will cover:

– Current information about the Late Effects of Polio

– How to get more out of your health professional

– Self-management strategies

– Q&A

– Local connections


Steph Cantrill_170x170Steph Cantrill
Steph has a background in Occupational Therapy and has had many years’ experience working in rehabilitation settings in clinical roles. She completed a Masters of Public Health in 2010 and spent four years in India following this, working in a volunteer role with a community development project.

Steph now works as Polio Australia’s Community Engagement Officer (NSW/VIC/SA/TAS), aiming to reach out to polio survivors in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania and inform them about the Late Effects of Polio.

Register for a session below or phone Steph on 0466 719 613

Upcoming Information Sessions Completed Information Sessions

StateRegionRegistrationDayDateTimeVenue Address
VICHamptonRegisterTuesday4th June 201912.30pm - 2.30pmHampton Community Centre
14 Willis St, Hampton

More locations and dates to be announced soon



StateRegionDayDateTimeVenue Address
VICNoble Park Friday 27th July 20181.30pm - 3.00pmJan Wilson Community Centre
Halton Rd, Noble Park North
VICBallaratThursday23rd August 20181.30pm - 3.00pmSebastopol Bowling Club
213 Albert St, Sebastopol
VICBendigoThursday20th September 201810.30am - 12pmGolden Square Community Centre
9 Old High St, Golden Square
VICSheppartonFriday21st September 201810.30am - 12pmMeeting Room, Shepparton Library
41-42 Marungi St, Shepparton
SAYorke PeninsulaWednesday3rd October 20181.30pm - 3.30pmMoonta Community Library
Blanche Tce, Moonta
SAAdelaideSaturday6th October 20181.30pm - 3.30pmGlenunga Hub
70 Conyngham Street, Glenunga
VICHealesvilleTuesday13th November 20182.30pm - 4.00pmHealesville Community Link
110 River St, Healesville
VICMansfieldWednesday14th November 201810.30am - 12.00pmMansfield CWA
22 High St, Mansfield
SANaracoorteSaturday23rd February 20199.30am - 11.00amNaracoorte Public Library
165 Smith St, Naracoorte
SAMt Gambier Sunday24th February 20192.30pm - 4.00pmNorth Gambier Football Club
173 Commercial St West, Mt Gambier
VICHamiltonMonday25th February 201910.30am - 12.00pmHamilton Bowling Club
Kennedy St, Hamilton
VICWarrnamboolTuesday26th February 201912.30pm - 2.30pmMacey's Bistro
199-201 Fairy St, Warrnambool
VICLilydaleTuesday5th March 201910.30am - 12.00pmLilydale Senior Citizens’ Club
7 Hardy St, Lilydale
VICNewportThursday11th April 20193.30 - 5.00pmWestgate Vineyard Church
1/100 Champion Rd, Newport
VICWarragulMonday6th May 20192.30pm - 4.00pmWarragul Library
75 Victoria St, Warragul
VICWonthaggiTuesday7th May 20192.30pm - 4.00pmWonthaggi Workmen's Club
75 Graham Street, Wonthaggi
VICTraralgonWednesday8th May 201910.30am - 12.00pmTraralgon Library
Community Meeting Room
34-38 Kay St, Traralgon
VICSwan HillMonday13th May 20193.00pm - 4.30pmSwan Hill Library
53-67 Campbell St, Swan Hill
VICMilduraTuesday14th May 20192.30pm - 4.00pmMerbein Library
Main Ave N, Merbein
SABerriWednesday15th May 20192.30pm - 4.00pmBerri Hotel
Riverview Drive, Berri
NSWBroken HillThursday16th May 20192.30pm - 4.00pmBroken Hill GP Super Clinic
235 Thomas St , Broken Hill
VICHorshamSaturday18th May 201910.30am - 12.00pmCommunity Sports Pavilion
Before 59 Dimboola Rd

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