4th Annual National Acquired Brain Injury Conference

Brain Injury Australia

The 4th Annual National Acquired Brain Injury Conference will be held at Royal Rehab in Ryde, Sydney on the 8th and 9th November, 2016. The conference will feature an “International Keynote Presentation” on traumatic brain injury as a chronic condition, delivered by Professor Barry Willer from the University at Buffalo in New York State. This year’s Opening Address brings to … Read More

4th Annual National Acquired Brain Injury Conference, 2016

Brain Injury Australia

The 4th Annual National Acquired Brain Injury Conference will be held at Royal Rehab in Ryde, Sydney, on the 8th and 9th November, 2016. The conference will feature an “International Keynote Presentation” on traumatic brain injury as a chronic condition, delivered by Professor Barry Willer from the University at Buffalo in New York State. This year’s Opening Address brings to … Read More

Brain Injury Australia Leads Workshop on People with a Brain Injury in the Criminal Justice System

Brain Injury Australia

110 people from around Australia and overseas attended a day-long workshop on 27th June devoted to the interaction between people with a brain injury and the criminal justice system, held in partnership with UNSW Australia’s Australian Centre of Research Excellence in Offender Health. The agenda is here. The consequences of brain injury for psychological and physical well-being, for thinking and … Read More

Brain Injury Australia Holds Forum on the National Disability Insurance Scheme

Brain Injury Australia

120 people from around Australia attended 25th August’s Forum on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) for people with a brain injury, held in partnership with the University of Sydney’s Centre for Disability Research and Policy. Speakers included Dr. Hans Reinders, Professor of Ethics and Mental Disability from the Free University of Amsterdam, Associate Professor Natasha Lannin from La Trobe … Read More

Concussion Training Day – 7 November 2016, Sydney

Brain Injury Australia

Brain Injury Australia presents a day-long training in best practice concussion assessment, treatment and management, led by Professor Barry Willer, Director of Research in the Concussion Management Clinic at the University at Buffalo in western New York and Professor Gary Browne, Director of the Sports Concussion Service at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney. They will be joined by physiotherapist … Read More

BIA and the National Stroke Foundation Join Forces for Brain Injury Awareness Week

Brain Injury Australia

The theme for 2016’s national Brain Injury Awareness Week – 15th to 21st August – is young stroke. Brain Injury Australia and National Stroke Foundation – in association with the Stroke Recovery Association of New South Wales and the Stroke Association of Victoria – have teamed up to plan a series of awareness-raising events and activities, including the Week’s national … Read More

”THE GREAT ONE” IS COMING TO AUSTRALIA!

Brain Injury Australia

In a partnership between concussion awareness and education platform Stopconcussions and Brain Injury Australia, the world’s greatest ever ice hockey player, Wayne Gretzky, will be coming to Australia to host the newly named 2016 Wayne Gretzky Ice Hockey Classic in June and July, supported by Hungry Jacks and Destination NSW. Nicknamed “The Great One”, Gretzky played 21 seasons in the … Read More

Neuroplasticity’s Norman Doidge Coming to Australia

Brain Injury Australia

Psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, researcher and poet Norman Doidge, M.D., is the author of two New York Times bestsellers “The Brain That Changes Itself” and “The Brain’s Way of Healing”. Join Doidge in his world-first two-day seminars as he outlines and reviews revolutionary research into neuroplasticity – the brain’s amazing capacity to adapt and heal – and how to apply these discoveries … Read More

Clinical Psychologist Dr David Manchester’s advanced workshops in Motivational Interviewing

Brain Injury Australia

Originally developed in the alcohol and other drug field, motivational interviewing purposefully creates a conversation with a person around change, without attempting to convince the person of the need to change or instructing them about how to change. Dr. Manchester’s workshops will suit those working with people with brain injury due to trauma, psychiatric illness or substance misuse and people … Read More