Dan’s Challenge – 30 Kilometres a Day for 30 Days!

During the month of April 2024 Dan Boardman (Perry’s carer) challenged himself run 30 kilometres every day for 30 days to acknowledge 30 years since Perry’s injury, and raise awareness to those living with spinal cord injuries. Dan says ‘What the challenge highlighted to me is that good things are often very difficult and take […]


Thank You Mackillop Catholic College

Towards the end of last year, MacKillop Catholic College (Tasmania) held a Parents and Teachers Community Trivia Night and fundraiser, with some of the proceeds donated to the Foundation. The night was held as part of the College’s ‘Wellbeing Week’. Former student and Volunteer Speaking Ambassador Ryan Wiggins went along to collect the cheque on behalf […]


International Spinal Research Trust Meeting

Our Founder, Perry Cross and Chairman, Tom Ray travelled to London to attend the International Spinal Research Trust Meeting in September. Professor James St John, head of the Spinal Injury Project and Clem Jones Centre for Neurobiology and Stem Cell Research was invited to speak and present on the Cell Transplantation and Rehabilitation Human Clinical […]


Special thanks to Jon & Georgia Drew

Special thank you to long-time friends and supporters of the Foundation, Jon and Georgia Drew of Drew Group, for their incredibly generous donation of $50,000 to support our Spinal Injury Project at Griffith University, Clem Jones Centre for Neurobiology and Stem Cell Research. We could not fund this incredible spinal injury research focussed on a […]


Meet the SIP Team – Joshua

Joshua has joined the Spinal Injury Project in the role of research assistant, histology and microscopy “I’m a science enthusiast from the beautiful Gold Coast. With a bachelor’s degree in biomedical science and master’s in medical research, my love for science runs deep. I’ve always been driven to understand how things work and continually pursue […]


City and Country Raising Buck$ at the EKKA

In August we had the pleasure of being the beneficiary of the City and Country Raising Bucks for Spinal Cord Injuries event hosted by Marcus, Shelley and Georgia Curr at the Ekka Showgrounds in Brisbane. Over 600 generous guests came together to raise $697,990 in pursuit of a cure for paralysis and enjoyed some sensational […]


Joy’s Story

Joy fell from her horse on Christmas eve, she was left a paraplegic. As a mother to three young children, this life changing moment devastated her family. She remembers waking up on the ground with ambulance officers working over her and her terrified family telling her the helicopter would arrive soon. Amidst the turmoil and […]


Research Open Day at Griffith University

Recently we welcomed special guests to visit the Spinal Injury Project and tour the lab at the Research Open Day at Griffith University. Guests enjoyed a behind the scenes tour of the lab and learned how their support is having an impact on the research. The Spinal Injury Project team answered a wide range of interesting questions from […]


VMX Magazine Classic Dirt 16

We love our community!  An amazing weekend event was held recently – the VMX Magazine Classic Dirt 16 at Three Pines MX Park, of which we were the beneficiary!  A massive thank you to all who generously donated to raise a whopping $10,000 for a cure for paralysis with a special thanks to Cure Crusaders, […]


Queensland Medical Orchestra and Choir

Recently our Volunteer Ambassador Lindsay Nott had the pleasure of attending the Queensland Medical Orchestra (QMO) Virtuosis 23 Concert at Edmund Rice Performing Arts Centre,  St Laurence’s College. The Queensland Medical Orchestra (QMO) is an ensemble composed of doctors, medical students, health professionals and friends who come together to share their collective love of music. […]


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