The following documents were issued before, considered at, or resulted from the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health and Ageing Roundtable Forum on the Late Effects of Polio held on 30 March 2012.

The Terms of Reference for the Roundtable Forum were – To inquire into and report on: Late effects of polio.


Initial Media Alerts

  Standing Committee Media Alert: Committee examines late effects of polio – 29 March 2012

  Polio Australia Media Alert: Polio back on the political agenda – 29 March 2012


Participant Papers

  Roundtable Agenda, Participant Profiles and Background Information

  Polio Australia Discussion Paper and Recommendations

  Polio Australia Overview Presentation by Gillian Thomas, President, Polio Australia


Some of the Additional Material Presented by Polio Australia

  Polio – The Living Legacy (Executive Summary) by Merle Thompson, Vice-President, Polio NSW


Hansard Record of Roundtable Proceedings 30 March 2012

  Official Committee Hansard – House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health and Ageing


House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health and Ageing Discussion Paper 4 July 2012

  Discussion paper on the late effects of polio/post-polio syndrome


Media Alerts Issued Following Tabling of Health and Ageing Discussion Paper

  Standing Committee Media Alert: Committee examines late effects of polio – 4 July 2012

  Polio Australia Media Alert: Discussion Paper on Polio’s Legacy Released – 6 July 2012

  Polio Australia Media Alert: Polio survivors break through medical barriers – 19 July 2012


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