Latest Appeal: Your support matters

Latest Appeal: Your support matters

22 May 2024

“Not everybody understands. You might have family around you, but you can’t really go and ask them if this is normal because they don’t really know.” – Amanda, Eva’s mum There are thousands of families in Australia living with epilepsy. Your support matters, perhaps more than you realise. Nothing prepares you for seeing your childRead More…

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Support Epilepsy Research with a Donation this Spring Time!

23 August 2023

  For more than seventy years Epilepsy Action Australia has been at the forefront of advocating and funding research into interventions and treatments to help improve and save lives for people impacted by epilepsy. Research helps us advance knowledge, improve health, and enhance quality of life. Epilepsy Action Australia supports research that leads to betterRead More…

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Please consider making a Tax Deductible Donation this Tax Time!

24 May 2023

Imagine watching your baby daughter scream in pain from debilitating seizures, every single day – and discover there’s almost nothing you can do to help her. Luella was diagnosed as a tiny baby with a rare and severe form of epilepsy called Infantile Spasms. Erin, Luella’s mum, has selflessly shared the terrible challenges they’ve facedRead More…

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This Christmas and across the year, taking the journey together

02 November 2022

As the ‘holiday season’ approaches, our minds turn to joyous things like family and exchanging gifts. Many say it is ‘the most wonderful time of the year’. Christmas should be a time of joy for families, but for those who have children with epilepsy, it can be a time of unpredictable seizures, heartache, disruption, ambulanceRead More…

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Children are the future!

09 May 2022

It’s almost Tax time! The end of another Financial Year is near and what better time to think about a worthy investment. Did you know that every donation to Epilepsy Action Australia of $2 or more is tax deductible? Perhaps you would like to invest in a better future for children with epilepsy? I’d likeRead More…

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Be present this Christmas

08 November 2021

It’s that time of year again, festive season is almost upon us and we say farewell to 2021. It has again been another year of challenges for many, a new chapter in our pandemic lives, but there is hope for a Christmas that allows us to be with our nearest and dearest once more. BelowRead More…

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What does safety mean to you?

04 May 2021

Imagine a seizure coming at any time, without warning… If you think of the different situations where someone could have a seizure, it’s easy to understand why there is a heightened risk of accident and injury for people with epilepsy. Unfortunately, for people with epilepsy, their risk of harm can increase just by doing ordinaryRead More…

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Our latest appeal – new beginnings!

11 February 2021

I’m sure I’m not alone in being grateful that the year that was 2020 is finally over. It was a difficult year for all, and my thoughts are with those who have been directly impacted by the pandemic. The hope that a new year brings is even more important at this time, and that isRead More…

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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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The very best gifts are the ones we give …

06 November 2018

As the festive season draws nearer, I wanted to share with you our latest fundraising appeal. Meet Caitlyn and her best friend Brooklyn (a Ted-E-Bear). Help us give comfort and joy this Christmas through our Ted-E-Bear Connection program. ********** The very best gifts are the ones we give… As the holiday season approaches, we areRead More…

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