A photo of the outside of the building, with a decorated post in the foreground. It is wrapped with palm fronds and tied with balloons for the opening ceremony.

Opening of the Tonga rehabilitation department

On Friday 14th June 2019, Honourable Dr Saia Maú Piukala, Minister for Health & Public Enterprises and Ms Rhona Mcphee Deputy Australian High Commissioner officially opened the rehabilitation department at Vaiola Hospital. The completion of the renovation of the former…
Conference delegates listening to a presenter off screen. In the fore ground are two women in colourful dresses.

Rehabilitation and Mobility Conference

Celebrating the Conference Theme: ‘Pacific Leaders creating Sustainable Services’, delegates from nine countries in the Pacific region, inclusive of those who use, provide and manage services worked together to share ideas, discuss and learn about how to build inclusive rehabilitation…

Wheelchair training: Fiji, PNG and the Solomon Islands

Motivation Australia, together with the Latter day Saint Charities (LDSC) have recently delivered wheelchair refresher training in three countries throughout the Pacific from September to November. Motivation Australia’s Katrina McGrath joined Chris Christensen a technical trainer from LDSC to co-deliver…
An i illustration of a pacific island woman using a hearing device.

Finding a better way to purchase assistive products

Motivation Australia is leading on a feasibility study to explore options for improving procurement of assistive products in the Pacific Region. Partnering with the Pacific Disability Forum and the Nossal Institute for Global Health, we will be speaking with stakeholders…