We welcome you and your family to join us for CPEC's annual Gala Dinner to support individuals and families living with cerebral palsy and complex conditions.
This year we are thrilled to be hosting our Gala Dinner & Auction at one of the world's most recognisable sporting venues - The MCG!
Friday 14th June, 2024
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
CPEC (Cerebral Palsy Education Centre) is a not-for-profit charity described as a “place of hope”. CPEC is an innovative and experienced therapy service based in Glen Waverley that provides allied health services and educational programs tailored to meet the individual needs of children, adults and families living with cerebral palsy and complex disabilities. CPEC supports over 245 individuals and families by focusing on supporting the whole person to live life on their own terms.
With your support, we can help our CPEC stars continue to shine and live life to the fullest.
Imagine dancing the night away, listening to inspiring guest speakers and being the winning bidder for spectacular auction items, all the while knowing you're helping raise funds for CPEC!
Enjoy a special night of entertainment, as well as delicious two course meal and beverage selection.
We are very excited to share with you our wonderful MC at this years Gala Dinner... Sarah Jones!
Sarah is a a bubbly, engaging television sports presenter and host and is well-known for her role as the first female to host an AFL match on television and host a final. Sarah has also covered a range of major sporting events, including The Ashes, Melbourne Cups, World Swimming Championships, and The Commonwealth Games. She was a key part of FOXTEL’s Vancouver Winter Olympics team and a prime-time host for the Logie-winning London Olympics coverage.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What time does it start?
The CPEC Gala Dinner and Auction begins at 6:30pm - 11:30pm.
Where will the Gala Dinner be held?
The Gala Dinner will be held in the Members Dining Room, Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)!
Find your entry via Gate 2, between light towers 1 and 6. If you're entering via the carpark, please use lifts 5, 6 or 7 and make your way up to level 2.
What's the dress code?
The dress code for this event is formal attire.
What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Parking: Federation Square, City Square, Melbourne & Olympic Parks.
Ride Share / Taxi / Uber: Ask to be dropped at the corner of Jolimont Street & Jolimont Terrace.
Tram: Wellington Parade, Olympic Park.
Train: Richmond Station, Jolimont Station.
What's the refund policy?
This event has a strict no refund policy, however we do understand that extraordinary circumstances can arise. Should this occur please contact us directly.
Do I get to sit with my friends?
Book a limited table of 10 to make sure you sit with 9 of your friends and family!
Otherwise let us know who you would like to sit with when you book your ticket and we'll do our best to accommodate.