Pacific Rehabilitation and Mobility Conference

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Survey for Thursday 4th April, 2019

‘Pacific leaders creating sustainable services’

Motivation Australia, in partnership with the Pacific Disability Forum announce the Pacific Rehabilitation and Mobility Conference in Nadi, Fiji 3rd – 5th April 2019


The conference brings together service providers, disabled persons organisations, users of rehabilitation or mobility device services, development partners and donors from Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, the Cook Islands, The Marshall Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, Australia, New Zealand at the United States of America.

This conference is creating an opportunity for Pacific leaders to:

  • Exchange best practice for service delivery
  • Explore best options for wheelchair, prosthetic and orthotic technology and procurement opportunities
  • Identify priority areas for strengthening and building the professions of the Sector

Conference programme

The three-day conference includes presentations, plenary sessions, group discussions, poster presentations, clinical practice workshops and demonstrations.

You can download a copy of our programme here.


A woman learning to use her prosthetic leg walking outside her house, supported by one of the MDS staff members. Fiji: A group of five adults watch and assist a male child with his physical therapy. The child is lying on a bed with a teddy bear next to him. All are smiling. Three personnel work on a wheelchair in a clients home. One is measuring a cushion to cut, two are checking the nuts and bolts!


You can read more information about access at the venue here.

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Thank you to our donors

Motivation Australia acknowledges the valuable contribution of all of our donors whose funding has made this event possible: the Australian NGO Cooperation Program (ANCP), the Australian Government, the Pacific Community (SPC), Latter-day Saint Charities, the New Zealand Government, Torquay Rotary Club  and the World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific.