The Australian and New Zealand Physiotherapy Guidelines for people with SCI was funded by icare NSW, National Injury Insurance Scheme Queensland, Transport Accident Commission Victoria, and Lifetime Support Authority South Australia.
Acknowledgement of Country – The Australian and New Zealand Clinical Practice Guidelines team acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.
Honouring Te Tiriti – Ethical approval, including Māori consultation through University of Otago, Christchurch, Te Komiti Whakarite (Canterbury District Health Board), and through Māori consultation (Counties Manukau District Health Board) was obtained for Phase 1 of the study. In developing these guidelines, we were committed to meeting our obligations under Te Tiriti and reflect the principles of tino rangatiratanga, equity, active protection, options, and partnership.