How did we start?

It all started in February 1991, a lady called Mrs Anesbury placed an advert in the Adelaide Advertiser, inviting all interested people who had had polio to a meeting she had arranged in the Adelaide Town Hall.

Why did we start?

The idea was to form a post polio support group, and to find ways to both help each other and what the medical profession could do to assist those suffering.

What do we do?

We attempt to provide services both with the money we raise and with our government grant, anything that can assist a person suffering from Post Polio Syndrome. On our services page is what we provide so far, but attempts are being made to extend this.

Meet the hardworking Polio SA committee!

Brett Howard – President

Trevor Jessop – Secretary

Peter Wierenga – Treasurer

Maureen Kowalick – Vouchers Contact

Join the Polio SA committee

We’ve been meeting monthly since 1986 and always need new input to help create value for our members.  Call 0466 893 402 or email us to express your interest in this.


Anything helps! Whether it’s money from a bequest, or just any amount you feel you want to contribute to help our members, we’d greatly appreciate it! One-off or regular payments are welcome! Call 0466 893 402 or email us to make this happen!

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