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 […]


Griffith University Honorary Doctorate Ceremony

2023 was an event filled year for the Foundation and for Perry personally. The moment that was the most poignant of all for Perry, was the privilege of being asked to deliver the occasional address to the graduating class at Griffith University and being recognized with an Honorary Doctorate Award. Sharing the experiences and feelings that he […]


CommBank Staff Foundation Community Grant

We are excited to share the news that we have been successful in receiving a 2023 CommBank Staff Foundation Community Grant. This $10,000 grant will be used to develop our website over the coming months. Thank you to staff member Natalie Hodkinson at CommBank who participated in Workplace Giving and recommended the Foundation for this incredible […]


Gold Coast Lads Lunch

Owner Partner, Dan Marino of Hickey Lawyers and PCSRF Board Member, recently hosted a Gold Coast business-leaders lunch raising over $100,000 in donations to help support upcoming human trials. Some of the Gold Coast’s most elite property businessmen came together to enjoy the exquisite cuisine at Kōst Broadbeach in support of the initiative. Dan has […]


HOTA Thank You Event

On Tuesday October 24th, our generous supporters came together at HOTA on the Gold Coast for the ‘Everything Is Possible’ end of year thank you celebration. It was a wonderful night shared with donors, volunteers, suppliers, partners, ambassadors and stakeholders. We gathered because of a shared goal – to cure paralysis for all. We were honored to […]


WIRQ Annual Sports Lunch

It was a full house at City Hall on 13 October 2023 for the Women in Insolvency and Restructuring Qld Annual Sports Lunch! The almost 500 people in attendance heard from our very own Perry Cross and the equally inspiring, Emma Carey.    Em Carey, “The Girl who Fell from the Sky”, inspired the audience […]


SIP Week Success 2023!

THANK YOU to every single person who sipped, donated, shared and supported SIP Week 2023! Because of your generosity you have raised an incredible $439,505 (this includes matching donations from Nicola and Andrew Forrest)! A special thanks to Lisa Peine for her incredibly generous donation of SIP Week, in support of the human clinical trial. […]


Cell and Nerve Bridge Production Team – Making Progress

The Spinal Injury Project “cell and nerve bridge production team” are training for the clinical grade production of cells for the clinical trial. This is being done at the Good Manufacturing Practice facility at QGen in Brisbane.  The next step is to do a full pilot production including transporting the nasal biopsy, purifying the cells, […]


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 […]


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, […]


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