Brain Injury Australia Newsletter – December 2016

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100 ATTEND BRAIN INJURY AUSTRALIA’S CONCUSSION TRAINING DAY 100 people from around Australia and New Zealand attended BIA’s Concussion Training Day held on November 7, at Sydney’s Royal Rehab | BIA CHAIRS 4TH NATIONAL ANNUAL ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY CONFERENCE BIA chaired, and was the chief non-financial sponsor of the 4th National Acquired Brain Injury Conference held at Sydney’s Royal Rehab, … Read More

Brain Injury Australia Responds to the “New Disability Employment Services from 2018”

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“The historic under-representation of people with ABI in the DES has worsened with the closure of CRS Australia and loss of ABI-specific expertise and staff with allied health qualifications to appropriately assess and provide vocational programs for this client group.” Brain Injury Australia’s feedback on how proposed changes in the Discussion Paper would impact on people with a brain injury … Read More

Brain Injury Australia Newsletter – November 2016

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BIA PARTNERS WITH LEADING MAGAZINE FOR DOCTORS Brain Injury Australia has been commissioned by Australian Doctor, a weekly magazine sent to 35,000 General Practitioners, to help prepare a series of articles on brain injury. BIA JOINS FORCES WITH AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF NEURO-REHABILITATION BIA has signed an agreement with the Australian Institute for Neuro-Rehabilitation (AIN), out of a mutual commitment to … Read More

Brain Injury Australia Newsletter – September 2016

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BIA HOLDS FORUM ON THE NATIONAL DISABILITY INSURANCE SCHEME 120 people from around Australia attended a 25th August forum on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) for people with a brain injury. This event was held in partnership with the University of Sydney’s Centre for Disability Research and Policy. A video of, and report from, the forum will be available … Read More

Brain Injury Australia Releases Position Paper on Young Stroke (2016)

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As part of its preparation for 2016’s national Brain Awareness Week – August 15th-21st – Brain Injury Australia has produced a Position Paper on young stroke, the Week’s theme. Please download, and distribute far and wide, from here.