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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.).  

You can submit your story here.

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.


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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Up Close with Jimmy Barnes

01, January 0001

It seems like rock star Jimmy Barnes has been around forever. In a career that has spanned more than 25 years, ‘Barnsey’ is now up to his 16th solo album, entitled “Double Happiness”. This album is particularly special to the singer, as this is the first time he has sung with big brother John. The …

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Queensland Newsreader Heather Foord introduces us to her inspirational nephew, Will

01, January 0001

"I had been a newsreader for just a fledgling four years when my wonderful sister Melinda had William, her third son.  We were all looking forward to his birth, especially me – because I was to hold her hand during labour and, when the going got tough, I was to distract her with my tap-dancing. Bu…

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