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Still Mobile During Covid-19

Dr John Thearle spent decades teaching and practicing medicine. He’s also a polio survivor from the 1940’s. But the disease didn’t quite go away, as …

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Contactless Sales and Service

During this unprecedented crisis, we are still here to help you buy a scooter or have your scooter serviced, all remotely and without any physical contact with our staff. And by disinfecting our products before delivery, you can be confident we will keep you safe from infection.

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Important: Coronavirus Update

In light of the coronavirus crisis, Scooters Australia is implementing measures in line with WHO recommendations, to ensure the safety of our customers and staff.

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NDIS and the ILC Helped me Find a Scooter – Peta

I am a participant in the NDIS due to limited mobility. I had seen a LUGGIE (portable mobility scooter) and asked my care planner and …

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Batteries Explained

A crucial component of a mobility scooter is its battery. The battery determines how far you can go in between charges, and the quality of the battery also determines its lifespan – how long it’ll last before you have to replace it.

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Mobility Scooter Finance – How to Get it and How Much You Can Save

Brand new mobility scooters come with a price tag. But there are ways to save money on them. Here are some of the ways that …

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NDIS Plans and Ongoing Costs – Don’t Forget Them

Joanne Mendes, Manager of the Scooters Australia Dandenong branch has been getting used to the NDIS and all its quirks. One issue pops up more than it should – people are forgetting to include ongoing costs in their NDIS plans, which has been coming back to bite them.

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Jack Stays on His Feet

Jack’s family lives in the same area as Joanne, and his mum Carrie knew of her through a friend. Joanne took Jack’s baby photos. Over 7 years later, when Carrie and her husband had their second child Lorelei, they called on Joanne again.

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“Poppy, Are You Ready Yet?”

Buying a mobility scooter has been a journey in itself. An emotional journey, a realisation that one has moved into another phase of life, the fear of the downward spiral, the reluctance to be defined by disability, an image problem one could say. It was a long and painful journey of approach and retreat.

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Mobility Scooters and Online Shopping

Yes, clicking that big shiny Buy Button is exhilarating, cathartic, soothing, sometimes terrifying. But when it comes to mobility scooters and powerchairs, it’s a no-no.

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Journalist Test His Luggie in Europe

Journalist Frank Smith travelled to Europe this year on his Luggie Elite, visiting Norway and Scotland. He took his Luggie on Qantas, Qatar and KLM and had plenty of experiences with airports.

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Tesla – What’s the Difference?

The new Tesla mobility scooter takes its name from Nikola Tesla, the Serbian born inventor and physicist who made great strides in the area of …

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