What does BIAT Do?

What does BIAT do?

BIAT is the first point of contact for ABI issues for people with acquired brain injury, their families, carers, service providers, organisations and the general community.
BIAT provides information, training and education on acquired brain injury (ABI) issues, and referral to a variety of services and resources. Through systemic advocacy, BIAT membership, and ABI identification cards BIAT serves as a voice for people impacted by brain injury in Tasmania.

Professional Support

BIAT provides professional brain injury training and brain injury information sessions to service providers, employers, health professionals and other interested parties.

Professional support helps organisations to gain a greater understanding of brain injury and the specific needs of people living with brain injury. The information provided can be customised to suit the participants.

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Professional TrainingBrain injury information sessions

Community Education and Awareness

BIAT promotes community awareness and understanding of acquired brain injury in Tasmania through a suite of education programs for young people, media contributions, and Brain Injury Awareness Week.

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Heads Up to Brain Injury (HU2BI)Custody For Life (CFL)Rotary Youth Drver Awareness (RYDA)Brain Injury Awareness Week

Information and referral

Contact BIAT to receive personalised information about brain injury, access to brain injury resources, and referrals to services.

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BIAT'S INFORMATION AND REFERRAL

Brain Injury Identity Card

BIAT can provide an identity card to people with an acquired brain injury (ABI) and/or epilepsy. The person can then show their ID card when needed so their identified problems can be accommodated and/or their nominated person can be contacted.

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Our Brain Injury Identity Card

Systemic Advoacy

BIAT provides a voice for people with brain injury in Tasmania. BIAT looks at issues that impact on the lives of people with brain injury and their families, and lobbies government to affect change around those issues and achieve better outcomes.

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BIAT's SYSTEMIC ADVOCACY WORK

BIAT Membership

Being a member of the Brain Injury Association of Tasmania keeps you up to date about brain injury in Tasmania, including government decisions that may affect your day-to-day life and/or your work.

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BIAT MEMBERSHIP