Caring for Carers Workshop

October 5, 2021

Upcoming Events

This free Mental Health Week 2021 event focuses on the mental health of people caring for someone with brain injury. Details: Tuesday 12th October, Bellervie Yacht Club. RSVP essential.

We are thrilled to announce that the Brain Injury Association of Tasmania (BIAT) has secured funding from the Mental Health Council of Tasmania as part of Mental Health Week, running from 9-16 October this year.

The Brain Injury Association of Tasmania is proud to be hosting its Caring For Carers Workshop for people living with brain injury, their carers, friends and family.

This is a free event, with lunch and refreshments included.

The Caring For Carers Workshop is as it sounds – focusing on the mental health of people caring for someone with brain injury.

Be quick to register, as spots are limited!

This event will feature guest speakers Peter Colhoun, carer of wife Teresa who lives with brain injury, mental health organisation SPEAK UP! Stay ChaTY, and Care2Serve, provider of the National Carer Gateway support services.


Date: Tuesday, 12 October.

Where: Bellerive Yacht Club - 64 Cambridge Rd, Bellerive.

Time: 12pm-2pm.  

Who will be presenting

  • Care2Serve: 12:00-12:20pm, 10 min Q and A.
  • Speak Up Stay Chatty: 12:30-12:50pm.
  • Lunch: 1-1:30pm (provided).
  • Peter Colhoun: 1:30pm-1:50pm, 10 min Q and A.


If you wish to attend BIAT’s Caring For Carers Workshop, please fill out the following form:

Please note that this event is capped at four people per group.

We will contact you once you have registered with further details and a reminder prior to the event.

More information

Should you have any questions regarding the event, please contact Mark:

You can download the flyer here.

Return to News Page >

More News

The National Assistance Card - A conversation with Lizz Hills

The National Assistance Card team were privileged to speak to Lizz Hills, an inspirational figure whose resilience and determination defy all odds.

View Article >

BIAT pleased to share 2024 Planner: Supporting Daily Organisation and Wellbeing

The Brain Injury Association of Tasmania (BIAT) is proud to share the recent launch of their 2024 Planner- designed with and for people with brain injury or cognitive impairment, who are also involved with the criminal justice system.

View Article >

Ulverstone Brain Injury Peer Support Coffee Catch-Up (September 2023)

The next Ulverstone brain injury peer support coffee catchup coming up in September 2023.

View Article >