News and Events

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’.

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March 2020 - Brain Injury Peer Support Groups

This month - The Hobart meeting will be a Joint Brain Injury and Stroke Peer Support Group. The Hobart and Launceston Groups have a guest speaker - Mark Lamont (retired clinical neuropsychologist). Mark has offered to come along and share with the group his insights into supporting people to move forward and also how neuroplasticity can support people in their recovery.

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Brain Injury Training

This training is for anyone working with people living with brain injury. It is a 'not to be missed' opportunity to further develop skills and knowledge in supporting people impacted by brain injury. Sessions are available in Hobart, Launceston and Devonport - March 2020.

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Hobart Regatta Day Public Holiday

The Brain Injury Association of Tasmania Office will be closed on Monday 10th of February 2020 for the Hobart Regatta Day Public Holiday.

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