CEO’s Blog

A story from the heart

28 October 2020

As we edge closer and closer to the festive season and the end of 2020, I think there is much hope that Australia may be past the worst of what this year has had to offer. No doubt it has been difficult, and still is for many but there is a sense that Christmas willRead More…

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Our latest appeal – we are not powerless

14 August 2020

Our world has changed so much in the space of a few months and it has been extremely challenging for organisations like Epilepsy Action Australia. I wish that I was bringing you better news but unfortunately, COVID-19 has hit us hard in many ways, and we are struggling to make ends meet, to keep ourRead More…

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The Fight of Our Lives!

05 May 2020

Will you join our fight to keep Epilepsy Nurses on the Frontline? Epilepsy Action Australia is fighting to keep our essential services operating during this current health crisis and WE NEED YOU! The past few weeks and coming months are anxious and scary times for our community. I don’t think there is a single personRead More…

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Practical steps – Epilepsy and Coronavirus

11 March 2020

Medical advice relating to the coronavirus is the same for anyone with epilepsy as for the general public. People with epilepsy are no more likely to get the coronavirus than anyone else. Still, we do recognise that respiratory and fever symptoms could trigger seizures in some people with epilepsy, and have a bigger impact onRead More…

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Proof is in the Pudding

18 December 2019

As 2019 almost wraps up, I wanted to reflect on all that we have achieved throughout the year. As always there’s still so much to be done but we’ve had some major triumphs and kicked some pretty big goals this year. I wanted to remind you of just some of these wins and to promiseRead More…

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