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Letter from the CEO on the impact of coronavirus

I wanted to reach out during these difficult times to reassure our community that we are closely mon...

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Get ready to Walk for Epilepsy on October 18!

Get your blood pumping, connect with the community and raise money for a great cause by taking part ...

We’re hiring

Interested in working for the Epilepsy Foundation? We’re searching for three new staff members...

2020 Virtual Memorial Service

Every two years, the Epilepsy Foundation holds its memorial service in tribute to our loved ones los...

Surviving COVID-19 from a psychological perspective: Advice for people with epilepsy and their families

The following article was produced by Professor Gus A Baker and Professor Steven Kemp on behalf of t...

Melbourne landmarks light up for Purple Day

Landmarks all over Melbourne lit up purple on Thursday March 26 to celebrate Purple Day for Epilepsy...

Living with Epilepsy Webinar Series: Epilepsy Safety and Self-Management with Professor Mark Cook

Living with Epilepsy Webinar Series: Epilepsy Safety and Self-Management with Professor Mark CookJoi...

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Coronavirus and Epilepsy

The COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) situation has entered a new phase. This viral infection i...

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Epilepsy Foundation America and Epilepsy Foundation (Australia) Announce Joint Collaboration

Epilepsy Foundation America and Epilepsy Foundation (Australia) have announced a joint collaboration...

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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...

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WHO Report – Epilepsy: A public health imperative

Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological diseases worldwide, affecting around 50 million peop...

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IBE Epilepsy Congress

The 13th Asian & Oceanian Epilepsy Congress will be held from 8-11 October 2020 in Fukuoka, Japa...

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Life Matters – Podcasts

A series of podcasts has been developed by the ABC Melbourne in conjunction with the Chronic Illness...

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Epilepsy Paediatric Patient Survey

A survey of 258 participants was conducted which aimed to better understand the impact of epilepsy o...

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Star Wars – Photosensitive Consumer Advice

SEIZURE TRIGGER WARNING Please note certain scenes in the new film, “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalke...

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International Epilepsy Day: Art Competition

Celebrating Friendship & Inclusion is the theme of 2020’s International Epilepsy Day! ...

Medicinal Cannabis Scheme Expanded

30 more children living with epilepsy to be included A Victorian teenager who spent the past seven y...

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SUDEP Action Day – 23 October

What is SUDEP Action Day? SUDEP Action Day is a special day which brings organisations and people to...

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World Kindness Day High Tea – 13 November 2019

Be kind to yourself by joining us for an afternoon of fun, games and socializing with a ‘kindness an...

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Thanks for participating! Digital Media & Patient Activism Workshop

Thank you to everyone who participated in research from the Monash University School of Social Scien...

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PBS Restrictions on AED Prescribing

An article in the Medical Journal of Australia (MJA), written by Christian A Gericke and Terence J O...

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Coalition Govt commits $20M to epilepsy

The Coalition Government will commit $20M over four years to support people living with epilepsy, Mi...

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Epilepsy Australia urges more schools to adopt epilepsy smart schools program

Less than 5% of the 9,500 schools across Australia have received epilepsy specific training.  E...

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