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7th National Brain Injury Conference


Founded in 1986, Brain Injury Australia is the nation’s peak advocacy organisation representing the over 700,000 Australians living with a brain injury. Now in its seventh year, Brain Injury Australia’s National Brain Injury Conference – with its unique mix of presentations by consumers, clinicians, researchers and service providers as well as panel discussions on key topics relating to the rehabilitation, recovery and adaptation to brain injury - has become one of the premier learning and development events on the disability calendar.

Brain Injury Australia’s 7th National Brain Injury Conference will be held - in partnership with the Melbourne Disability Institute - at the Melbourne School of Design on The University of Melbourne’s Parkville campus (3 km north of Melbourne’s Central Business District) on Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th October, 2019.

The Conference includes presentations and panel discussions devoted to: 

  • breakthroughs in neurotrauma research; 
  • concussion and “mild” traumatic brain injury (TBI); 
  • brain injury in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities; 
  • TBI and "challenging behaviours"; 
  • what works in cognitive rehabilitation; 
  • people with a brain injury and the criminal justice system; 
  • domestic and family violence and brain injury; 
  • inflicted TBI in children/ “shaken baby syndrome”; 
  • helmets - their efficacy, innovations in design and materials; and
  • employment for people with a brain injury.

Visit their website to find out more and register.