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A newly developed online chronic pain toolkit for people with spinal cord injury will be launched at Connections 2014 on 13th October at the Royal Randwick Racecourse in Sydney. Funded by the Lifetime Care and Support Authority of NSW, the toolkit was created by the Pain Management Network for people with chronic pain and spinal cord injury, and for clinicians who manage the condition.
This story was provided by the Spinal Cord Injury Network community member; James Gribble.

BELA BELA (23 May 2014) – Geoff Nicholas and Shane Luke of Australia chased down South Africa’s Reinard Schuhknecht and Daniel Slabbert over the last four holes at Zebula Golf Estate and Spa, to clinch the inaugural World Cup of Disabled Golf on Friday.
My trip was booked, nine weeks travelling through South America with my best friend. It was going to be a life-changing experience - and change my life is exactly what happened.
Two top Australian Universities are offering free fitness programmes with a fitness trainer for people with spinal cord injury. SCIPA Com is an accessible exercise programme administered by qualified spinal cord injury fitness trainers for people living with spinal cord injury.
Spinal Cord Injuries Australia (SCIA) invites people with spinal cord injury to join them on fun outings in Sydney by becoming “SCIA Adventurers” or “SCIA Jesters,” on various dates in 2013.
Moore Park Golf will showcase facilities for golfers with spinal cord injury at the Sydney Golf Expo on March 13 to 14, at Moore Park driving range in Sydney.
Spinal stroke survivor, Nathan Jones will climb eight of Australia’s highest summits in October 2013, aims to raise $25,000 for the Spinal Cord Injury Network.
Warren Gribble feared loosing shoulder strength signaled the end of driving his car and loss of freedom until he created the "Transfer Block."
Chris Sammons from Western Australia talks about his experience of travelling to Hua Hin in Thailand.
A US study published in the journal Spinal Cord has found it takes an average of almost four years to find a job after a spinal cord injury.