Thank you everyone who attended our 2017 Polio Health and Wellness Retreat.
Here you will find photographs and links to presentations from the Retreat.

Polio Australia ran its 3 day Polio Health and Wellness Retreat for polio survivors and their partners, from Thursday 26 to Sunday 29 October 2017 at the SurfAir Conference & Events Centre Marcoola on the beautiful Sunshine Coast in Queensland.

All photos can be viewed and downloaded from here.

Click to Download - 2017 Polio Health and Wellness Retreat - Program (PDF)   [File Size: 942.5 KB]

Click to Download - 2017 Polio Health and Wellness Retreat - Presenters (PDF)   [File Size: 1.3 MB]

The seventh Retreat built on previous programs and participant feedback to present a range of self-management techniques which will enable participants to achieve general wellbeing, as well as providing options for people to remain as mobile and independent as possible.

These are the sessions that ran each day (red text indicates a clickable link to download presentations or handouts):

Thursday 26th October

  • Registration
  • Welcome Dinner
  • Guest Speaker
  • Program Overview
  • Introductions and Orientation

Friday 27th October (Body)

Saturday 28th October (Mind)

Sunday 29th October (Spirit)

  • Plenary: The Spirit
  • Philosophy, Science And World Religions
  • Introduction To Buddhism
  • Finding God In Christianity

    What our participants said about their experience:

    Retreat Reflection - Julia V.