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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’.

Scroll down to watch 'Ella's Story'.

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Decades of disability work at risk

Cessation of funding on June 30 will effectively eliminate all information, advice, referral, community outreach, education, training, systemic advocacy and community awareness services in the community for people living with or impacted by brain injury.

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NDIS funding leaves about 90,000 Tasmanians living with disabilities in limbo

The Brain Injury Association of Tasmania is one of about 18 disability support and advocacy groups facing an uncertain future as their funding transitions from the State Government to the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

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Bringing Fairness to Care: supporting unpaid carers

You are invited to attend this roundtable discussion on Tuesday 26th March with federal politicians and community leaders on how unpaid carers can be better supported.

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