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About us

Cerebral Palsy Alliance is a ground-breaking, global centre of expertise for cerebral palsy research, advocacy, intervention and assistive technology innovation.

As the world’s largest private funder of cerebral palsy research, we bring together a powerful alliance of great minds.

  • Our global research informs our world-class interventions
  • Our unique accelerator program, Remarkable, is unlocking the potential of technology to drive greater inclusion for people with disability
  • Our influence brings together communities and countries in effecting change.

For over 75 years, we have been driven by our founders’ vision of a future where nothing is impossible for people with cerebral palsy and similar conditions. Today, together with the thousands of Australian families we support, the 17million+ global cerebral palsy community, our 2500+ employees and 150,000+ donors, fundraisers and entrepreneurs, we are contributing to solving the next set of impossibilities.

We believe that one person can have an idea, but it takes different skills and the knowledge of many people to make that idea become real.

This is what happens when great minds think differently.

This is Cerebral Palsy Alliance.

Our Mission, Vision and Values

These guiding principles are the bedrock for what we do today and our hope for the future.
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Our Strategy

Through Strategy 2025, we will bring together the breadth of our capability to discover, deliver and share better, life changing solutions for people with cerebral palsy and similar disabilities.
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Our commitment to Reconciliation

We’re committed to doing our part in the journey towards healing this country. Our first Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan was launched in July 2022.
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Corporate Information

Meet our Directors and leadership team, and access our Annual Reports.
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Our history and heritage

The Cerebral Palsy Alliance story began over 75 years ago with a small group of parents and a simple wish – a brighter future for children with cerebral palsy.
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Quality Management

We are committed to the provision of high-quality services which are strengthened by a continuous improvement approach to supporting quality service provision.
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Charity Status

Cerebral Palsy Alliance (ABN 45 000 062 288) is registered as a charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profit Commission (ACNC). Cerebral Palsy Alliance is a public benevolent institution endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) and to access certain tax concessions by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). All donations to Cerebral Palsy Alliance over $2.00 are tax deductible. For further details see https://abr.business.gov.au/ABN/View?id=45000062288