CEO’s Blog

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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Take Action4Epilepsy Now

02 September 2019

THE PURPLE PROJECT Since 1952, Epilepsy Action Australia has been supporting people with epilepsy. More than 250,000 people in Australia have epilepsy and more than 800,000 of us will be diagnosed in our lifetimes. Epilepsy can have a profound impact on individuals, families and entire communities and as such, there is still much to beRead More…

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Where there is Research, there is Hope

11 February 2019

What would the world be like without ‘hope’? I cannot imagine and I’m sure you couldn’t either. I want to share with you our latest fundraising campaign and the hope that research can bring to many families living with epilepsy. Epilepsy Action is dedicated to supporting innovative research that significantly impacts the diagnosis and treatmentRead More…

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