News and Events

The latest news, events and information about brain injury in the Tasmanian and wider community.

Ella's Story

Sunday, August 20, 2017

In the lead up to Brain Injury Awareness Week 2017, the Brain Injury Association of Tasmania, in conjunction with Domin8 Designs, spoke with Ella, a sixteen year old Tasmanian girl, and her mum, Traci-Jean, about the changes to their lives after Ella was hit in the head with a hockey ball 14 months earlier.

‘Ella’s Story’ is the first in a series of short videos BIAT is producing, featuring Tasmanians impacted by brain injury, and highlighting a broader community awareness message that brain injury can happen to ‘Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime’.

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Mercury Newspaper Article 19 Oct 2019

The Brain Injury Association of Tasmania was in the news again last month, with BIAT Executive Officer, Deborah Byrne, asked to comment on BIAT's unsuccessful application for funding under the National Disability Scheme’s Information, Linkages and Capacity [ILC] Building program for 2019-2022 in this Mercury Newspaper article.

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Rethinking Brain Injury Consultations

People with brain injury and/or their family members are invited to attend a Rethinking Brain Injury Forum. The forums are being held in Hobart (11th Nov), Launceston (12th Nov), and Ulverstone (13th Nov).

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Hobart Show Public Holiday

Please be advised that the Brain Injury Association of Tasmania office will be closed on Thursday 24th and Friday 25th of October.

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