Strategic Direction

Learn more about the mission and objectives of the Brain Injury Association of Tasmania.

About BIAT

The Brain Injury Association of Tasmania is a non-government, state-wide, not-for-profit organisation that has a range of members.

BIAT plays a key role in activities that contribute to a community that is more informed about acquired brain injury and has a strong focus on the area of advocacy with an emphasis on representation and support of the ABI Sector.

Our Mission

BIAT's mission is to:

  • promote awareness and understanding of the impact of acquired brain injury (ABI) to families, communities, and service providers through training, education and resources;
  • advocate to address systemic issues which impact on people living with or affected by brain injury.

Our Objectives:

BIAT's objective's are to:

  • Position the Brain Injury Association of Tasmania as an effective, relevant peak body in the eyes of government, industry service providers and the general public;
  • Actively facilitate the ongoing development of a service system that is responsive to the needs of people with acquired brain injury;
  • Advocate to influence outcomes in public policy to ensure optimal results for people living with or affected by ABI
  • Ensure people providing services to people living with or affected by brain injury have access to the information and training they require to work effectively;
  • Promote community awareness and understanding of acquired brain injury, in terms of both prevention and the impact of ABI on the lives of individuals, families and the broader community; and
  • Build an effective, sustainable organisation including the need to diversify our funding base and secure operational funding that is commensurate with agreed strategic objectives;