Combined 11th Australasian Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine and the 3rd International Alliance of Academies of Childhood Disability 'Better Together' Conference 2022

Host City

A packed agenda of food, wine, sports and arts is your introduction to the best of Melbourne – from its creative, exciting city centre, to its buzzing neighbourhood hubs. It's the gateway to Victoria's world-class wineries, natural springs, peninsulas, spectacular coastline and alpine villages, making it the ideal destination for easy access to pre and post Conference touring.

Visitors will find Melbourne an exciting city to explore. Modern architecture and design are juxtaposed with heritage buildings reflecting Australia’s cultural history. But beneath the city’s impressive façade, lies the true heart and soul of the city; laneways which snake the city grid to reveal cafes and bars, fashion houses, boutiques, innovative cuisine, galleries, theatres and museums.

Melbourne has a lively passion for social eating and drinking, which is reflected in the thousands of restaurants serving up gastronomic experiences from around the world. Everywhere you will uncover a vast array of fashionable cafes, where you can enjoy Melbourne's existential coffee and cafe culture to the fullest.

Tick some items off your Melbourne bucket list

Queen Victoria Market

Hosier Lane

Eureka Skydeck 88

Old Melbourne Gaol

St Kilda

NGV International

Visit Victoria

Experience the magic of regional Victoria in all its autumn glory. Regional Victoria is filled with picture perfect autumn settings, so hit the highways and country lanes with your camera, whether you are visiting world class wineries, immersing yourself in the atmosphere of the Macedon gardens or spending the day at one of Victoria’s sensational surf beaches there’s something to explore for everyone.

Great Ocean Road - Coastal Chic

Mornington Peninsula - Bayside Glam

Yarra Valley - Nature's Wonderland

Macedon Ranges - Wellness Retreat

Accessible Victoria

Melbourne is one of Australia's oldest cities but accessibility for people with special mobility needs is improving all the time. Find out about accessible activities and attractions and the best ways to get around Melbourne and Victoria.

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Key Dates
Abstract Notifications
Announced September 2021
Late Breaking Abstracts
Opens 30 September 2021
Scholarship Applications
Announced October 2021
Early Bird Registration
Closes 1 November 2021
Better Together 2022
Pre-conference Workshops 1 March 2022
Conference dates 2 - 5 March 2022
Acknowledgement of Country

Better Together 2022 acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Custodians of the land and sea in which we live and work, we recognise their continuing connection to land, sea and culture and pay our respects to Elders past, present and future.