2018-19 Autism CRC Annual Report title with accompanying photographs

2018-2019 Annual Report now available

The 2018-19 year again saw our unique national collaboration not only deliver on program milestones, but positively contribute to autism-related practice and policy, community capacity and the nature of autism research. Read our annual report for a high-level overview of our achievements to date as well as financial data reports and performance against all of our CRC Program milestones.

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Register to access the Australian Autism Biobank

The Australian Autism Biobank is a long awaited resource that will aid in increasing our knowledge of the autism spectrum and co-occurring conditions.

We had more than 2,900 autistic and non-autistic children and adults participate, from across Australia. We collected biological samples and questionnaire data.

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National Guideline for ASD in Australia

National Autism Guideline now available

The Guideline aims to create greater consistency in diagnostic practices across the country to ensure individuals on the autism spectrum and their families can receive the optimal clinical care.

The community has been requesting a national and consistent guideline for autism assessment and diagnosis for many years, and we are pleased to release a guideline that responds to this need.

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Our vision and mission

Autistic people empowered to discover and use their diverse strengths and interests, with our mission to motivate, facilitate and translate collaborative autism research across the life span, underpinned by inclusive practices.


Autism CRC is the world's first national cooperative research effort focused on autism across the life-span

Our vision

Autistic people empowered to discover and use their diverse strengths and interests

Our mission

Motivate, facilitate and translate collaborative autism research across the life-span, underpinned by inclusive practices

Our programs


  • The secret is out!

    Autism CRC subsidiary Social Skills Training (SST) is excited to announce that Essential Participant Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) has committed to a five-year rollout of the Secret Agent Society (SAS) Small Group Program.

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  • Seeking young adults to user test myWAY Employability

    With the support of $450,000 from Telstra Foundation, Autism CRC is developing myWAY Employability, a smart web application that helps young people on the autism spectrum to plan and prepare for their working life.

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Special initiatives

Sylvia Rodger Academy
Secret Agency Society
Australian Autism Biobank

Essential participants

Autism CRC’s Essential Participants help shape our programs and share our collective ambition of transforming lives through collaborative research. We are also supported by a large number of Other Participants and Partners who work with us together to translate our research into real, positive benefits for autistic people.