A voice for brain injury in Tasmania.

The Brain Injury Association of Tasmania (BIAT) is the peak body for people living with or affected by brain injury across the state.
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What is brain injury (ABI)?

The term brain injury is used to describe any injury or damage to the brain that occurs after birth.

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BIAT and COVID-19 Update

Read BIAT's statement and measures in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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How do I contact BIAT?

You can contact BIAT through our contact information, online form or social media.

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National Assistance Card

Learn more about the National Assistance Card - a personalised card to assist people with brain injury in the community.

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About The Brain Injury Association of Tasmania (BIAT)

BIAT is a non-government, state-wide, not-for-profit organisation working for people with acquired brain injury (ABI), their families and other stakeholders.

A major role of BIAT is to 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.

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Latest News and Events

October 13, 2021

Brain Injury Peer Support Groups - October's new dates!

The Brain Injury Association of Tasmania (BIAT) invites people living with brain injury, their families and carers, to attend Brain Injury Peer Support Groups in Hobart, Launceston and Ulverstone.

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September 7, 2021

Calls for greater concussion education post football incident

Footballer Jaye Bowden’s memory loss and hospitalisation due to an alleged “hit behind the play” over the weekend raises several issues regarding the response to brain injuries in local-level sports.

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August 19, 2021

Jonathan's story - never judge a book by its cover

Due to brain injury, Jonathan McCall was at a loss for words when he visited a Devonport pharmacy recently. What began as a triggering experience soon led to understanding – all thanks to the National Assistance Card.

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Would you like further assistance or information on brain injury?

Contact us - The Brain Injury Association of Tasmania (BIAT).

BIAT not only provides information for individuals, but also for family members, carers, service providers and the community in general, who are impacted by brain injury.

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Make A Donation To BIAT

Donating to the Brain Injury Association of Tasmania (BIAT) will assist BIAT to continue our work across areas such as increasing community awareness and advocating for supports for people living with, or impacted by brain injury.

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