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Whether you are a person with cerebral palsy, carer, parent or friend of someone with cerebral palsy we want to hear your story.

Your story can be submitted as a written piece or video. For a written story please include a photo that we can include with the story (eg. an image that illustrates the theme of your story, self portrait, person with cerebral palsy in action, etc.).  

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Please allow 7-10 days for our Communications Team to review your story and help with editing. Once we are finished we will send it back to you for your approval before your story is published.


The Hon. K.L. Vincent - Dignity for Disability

01, January 0001

Kelly Vincent is a Member of the Legislative Council for political party Dignity for Disability, promoting Dignity through Choice for people with disabilities, their families, carers and networks in South Australia. Aged 21, at the time of the March 2010 election, she is Australia’s youngest female …

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Actor’s Stage Magic

01, January 0001

Glenhuntly resident, Norman Ryan, an employee at Scope’s South East Industries in Clayton, was the star of a show with theatre group One Voice. One Voice, with its cast almost entirely of players with cerebral palsy, has performed to sell-out audiences at chapel off chapel in prahran and prepared w…

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Music Man on Mission

01, January 0001

From an early age, singer songwriter Tim J. (TJ) James knew that music would be his life. “When I was four years old, I remember sitting in a beanbag watching TV and being absolutely mesmerised by Elvis Presley,” he says. By the tender age of seven, he had discovered KISS, and his teachers were so …

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Shooting for the stars

01, January 0001

Mark is 16 years of age and attends Broadford Secondary College, where he is a Year 10 student. Mark has spastic diplegia Cerebral Palsy, which affects his ability to walk, write and stand. He walked unassisted for the first time aged five, then underwent multi-level surgery at the end of his first…

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The Power of One

01, January 0001

Christian Astourian has a keen mind and a good sense of humor. He speaks four languages – Italian, Greek, French and English – and, although born in Melbourne, the fact that he spent half his life living in Milan tells in his accent.  At 37, he is passionate about community causes, runs his own con…

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