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Rico’s Story

Rico’s Story

People of all ages living with finger, hand and upper limb differences can be found worldwide. The Aussie Hands equivalent organisation in Switzerland is Pinocchio, and one young Swiss man is trying to share an often overlooked but important message for people living...
Jay’s Story

Jay’s Story

My favourite part of the Aussie Hands family is seeing how amazingly clever so many people are which inspires me to try new things. My name is Jay and I’m 38 years old. I’m happily married to my beautiful wife Ashleigh and we have four children, so needless to say...
Kate’s Story

Kate’s Story

Resilience, Wellbeing and Learnings –  Kate Doughty Jacqueline Banki ‘It’s not about what could have been, it’s about what has been, and it’s been nothing short of amazing.’ With these words of reflection, Kate Doughty announced her retirement from elite...
Ben’s Story

Ben’s Story

My name is Ben and I’m 18. I come from Perth but currently live in Brisbane while doing an aircraft maintenance engineering apprenticeship with Qantas. I was born without my left hand and my arm finishes just above the wrist.  This hasn’t stopped me throughout my life...
Heather’s Story

Heather’s Story

I am a Parent with a Hand Difference I was so excited to learn that Aussie Hands existed! While out shopping I met a family whose little boy had the same left hand as mine, and I started chatting with the mum who asked whether I was a member. I joined straight away...