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Polio Network Victoria

The Polio Network is a free service based in Victoria that provides relevant and accessible information, referral and support services to people who have had Polio, their families, carers and advocates.


  • Information and Support
  • 15 state-wide support groups
  • Newsletter: Inform incorporating Polio Perspectives
  • Resources: Books/DVD’s/Video’s
  • Annual Polio Day
  • Promotion of Immunisation

Polio Network goals

  • Provide current information on Polio and its possible late effects and on the availability of community services to people who have had Polio, their families, carers and advocates
  • Assist in the formation and networking of community support groups for people who have had Polio within Victoria
  • Raise the awareness of issues affecting people who have had Polio within the wider community
  • Promote immunisation as a means of Polio prevention and eradication
  • Promote an awareness of the PolioNetwork to potential users, community support groups, service providers and health professionals

Other Polio information

Post Polio Syndrome
Polio Support Groups
Polio Reference Group
Support Group newsletters
Polio Australia/State Networks
Polio stories

For more information contact:

Polio Network
Independence Australia
208 Wellington Street
Collingwood Vic 3066

Phone 1300 704 456
Email [email protected]

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