By convenor | Fri, 22/2/2013 - 12:41

Prime Minister Gillard announced $31 million for a CRC for Living with Autism Spectrum Disorders (see This is a welcome move from the Gillard Government.

"The implementation of a highly innovative 'whole-of-life' research portfolio will deliver a continuum of support required for people with Autism to participate successfully in education, employment and all facets of the community."

The bid team showed commendable persistence/perseverance. A bid for an autism CRC was rejected last year (see

Some information about the CRC is available at: