About Us

The Australian and New Zealand Cerebral Palsy Strategy was authored by a broad coalition of national cerebral palsy focused organisations, service providers, researchers, as well as people with cerebral palsy from Australia and New Zealand.

Ability First Australia

Ability First Australia is a not-for-profit strategic alliance between 14 of Australia’s leading disability service providers, with member organisations in all states and territories. Our members have a long and trusted history, having supported people with disability for between 50 and 85 years.

Cerebral Palsy Alliance

Cerebral Palsy Alliance is an international pioneer in research into cerebral palsy and is a leading not for profit organisation committed to providing world-class services for people living with a broad range of disability and their families.

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Cerebral Palsy Australia is the national peak body of organisations that work with people with cerebral palsy as well as people with similar disabilities and their carers.

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The Australasian Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine is a multidisciplinary professional academy that provides scientific education for health professionals and promotes research and high-quality clinical care standards for people with cerebral palsy and developmental conditions.

Cerebral Palsy Society of NZ

The Cerebral Palsy Society of New Zealand aims to enhance the lives and well-being of people with cerebral palsy in New Zealand by empowering them to make their own choices. Through its membership, the Society offers practical everyday programs and awards grants for people with cerebral palsy to enable access to items of service that assist in promoting independence and quality of life.

Australian and New Zealand Cerebral Palsy Strategy Collaboration

Prof Nadia Badawi AM
(Cerebral Palsy Alliance)

Mr Michael Bink
(Ability First Australia)

Ms Shannon Clough
(Consumer Representative)

Dr Megan Finch-Edmondson
(Cerebral Palsy Alliance)

Dr Jennifer Fitzgerald
(Cerebral Palsy Australia)

Ms Jessica Hempton
(Ability First Australia)

Ms Amy Hogan
(Cerebral Palsy Society)

Dr Ingrid Honan
(Cerebral Palsy Alliance)

Prof Christine Imms
(AusACPDM)

Mr Rhys Kennedy
(Cerebral Palsy Australia)

Prof Sarah Love
(AusACPDM)

Dr Catherine Morgan
(Cerebral Palsy Alliance)

Prof Iona Novak
(Cerebral Palsy Alliance)

Dr James Rice
(AusACPDM)

Mr Andrew Rowley
(Ability First Australia)

Ms Gilli Sinclair
(Cerebral Palsy Society)

Ms Shirley Wong
(Consumer Representative)

Mr Rob White
(Cerebral Palsy Alliance)