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Welcome to Epilepsy Australia

Epilepsy Australia is the national coalition of Australian epilepsy organisations working together to keep our communities informed on the latest medical breakthroughs, social research, publications, news and policy about epilepsy. Our vision is for inclusive communities where people with epilepsy can live and participate free of stigma and discrimination.

Latest News & Updates
The Economic Burden of Epilepsy in Australia, 2019-2020
Report Finds Annual Cost of Epilepsy in 2019/20 will be $12.3b The report, launched on International Epilepsy Day February 10, shows that in 2019-20, ...
Cameron O'Brien Memorial Grant - 2019 Award
The Cameron O’Brien Memorial Grant – 2019 Panel Review Selection Panel Judge Chris O’Brien, father of Cameron O’BrienAvril...
Cameron O'Brien Memorial Grant - Applications Open!
The purpose of this grant is to support activities that advance research, education, and awareness of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) and ...
WHO Report - Epilepsy, a Public Health Imperative
New WHO report identifies discrimination as key barrier to quality of life for the 250,000 Australians living with epilepsy Click here to read the...
Coalition Government commits $20M to people living with epilepsy
The Coalition Government will commit $20M over four years to support people living with epilepsy, Minister for Health, Greg Hunt, announced on...
Use Purple Day to talk about epilepsy
More than 250,000 people in Australia are living with epilepsy and about three- to 3.5 per cent of us will experience it at some point in our lives....

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