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Monday, August 3, 2015

Following the Talking Point article by BIAT Executive Officer Deborah Byrne, news.com.au author Ginger Gorman picks up on the topic of brain injury and domestic violence, and spoke to Deborah about the injury that is often overlooked.

Following the Talking Point article by BIAT Executive Officer Deborah Byrne, news.com.au writer Ginger Gorman picks up on the topic of brain injury and domestic violence, and spoke to Deborah about the injury that is often overlooked. “For many people if you can’t see it, then it doesn’t exist. Because of that lack of public awareness, then it’s just that unknown quantity of how many victims of domestic violence victims actually acquire a brain injury,” Deborah says.For the full article, click the button below.

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Brain Injury Training

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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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