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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...
Areeb’s Story

Areeb’s Story

I Have A Hand Difference ‘Absolutely amazing and rewarding!’ That is how Aussie Hands Treasurer, Areeb Ovais, summed up his last two years of engagement with Aussie Hands. Areeb first heard about Aussie Hands in 2018, while searching for an organisation that brought...
Callie’s Story

Callie’s Story

Aussie Hands inspiring Person of the Month – Callie cuts through the anxiety of starting kindergarten As parents we navigate our way through life, taking small and often large, steps as each new challenge arises for our children and ourselves. When one of our children...