Maureen Corrigan likes to write and she likes to travel. For the second time she’s combined these passions into a book. Walking and Wheeling Tales is a collection of stories pulled from all over the globe. It’s full of misadventures, triumphs, laughs, frustrations, and even a little wisdom.
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.
‘You need to be organised and determined to be a part of it’…..
Ray Kirkwood has spent his life ‘being a part of it’. He played 2nd grade football for Hawthorn, was secretary to a regional board of education, and ran a Travel Agency for a decade. After a diagnosis of MS, some things changed, but many stayed the same.
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.
Jack Rogers has Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy, but that hasn’t stopped him from getting about. He still gets around on foot fairly often, but the Luggie is always there for longer walks, for going between classes, and even occasionally going all the way to school.
Anna Blinks has done things most 14 year-olds have not. She’s been on national television on Ten’s five O’clock news; she’s given speeches for large audiences; she’s been an ambassador for children’s charity Variety.
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.
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.
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.