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Volunteers Wanted: Reducing Epileptic Seizures in Patients with drug-resistant Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

Researchers at La Trobe University and Epilepsy Foundation are seeking volunteer research participan...

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COVID-19 Vaccine and Epilepsy FAQs

Q: Should I get the COVID-19 vaccine if I have epilepsy? A: Every person should talk to their GP and...

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Our Op Shops are Open!

Looking to fill out your post-lockdown wardrobe, or get stocking fillers for Christmas? Get ready fo...

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Now Hiring: Epilepsy Educator & Trainer

EPILEPSY EDUCATOR & TRAINER (RN) | Full Time / 0.8 or 0.9 EFT We’re extending our reach! The Epi...

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Applications wanted for Rare and Genetic Epilepsy Consumer Advisory Group

Are you someone who’s been impacted by rare epilepsy? Do you want to advocate for and represent the ...

Prof Sam Berkovic AC named Epilepsy Foundation’s Chief Medical Officer

The Epilepsy Foundation is very pleased to announce that Professor Sam Berkovic AC has agreed to be ...

Epilepsy Risks and COVID-19 – Survey for people living with epilepsy

Has COVID-19 affected your experience with epilepsy? UK-based researchers are seeking to better unde...

Children aged 12-15 with epilepsy eligible for Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Following advice from the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI), children aged...

Get ready to Walk for Epilepsy this October!

We’re bringing back the Walk for Epilepsy, and this time it’s bigger and better than eve...

Now Hiring: Community Fundraising Donor Relationships Coordinator

Community Fundraising Donor Relationships Coordinator Full Time / Part Time Who we are Mission: Redu...

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Now Hiring: Epilepsy Educator & Trainer (RN), Full Time

We seek a fulltime Epilepsy Educator/Trainer to deliver epilepsy education and training and to train...

Tribute to Dr Rosemary Panelli

Dr Rosemary Panelli (June 1952 – April 2021) played a pivotal part in building the Epilepsy Foundati...

Epilepsy Support and Information Line now available on Saturdays

Our Support Team is now available six days a week to provide advice, information, and assistance to ...

You’re Invited to the Epilepsy Foundation Virtual Memorial Service 2021 on May 30

Epilepsy Foundation Chairman, Mr Joseph Azoulay, invites you to the Epilepsy Foundation Virtual Memo...

Help us identify gaps in epilepsy services

Do you feel supported to live well with epilepsy? Do you believe there is enough support, resources ...

IBE & ILAE Joint Statement on Coronavirus Vaccine

The following statement was provided by the International Bureau for Epilepsy and the International ...

Virtual Event: Year in Review on Nov 26

Join us at 7.30pm on Thursday November 26 for a virtual event celebrating the year that was. ...

Epilepsy Specialist Series 2020

The Epilepsy Foundation was pleased to host a webinar with two of Australia's most pre-eminent epile...

New research shows 1,633 lives could be saved through seizure improvement

New research from Monash University shows a 10% improvement in seizure freedom would prevent 1,633 d...

SUDEP Action Day is coming up!

October 23 is SUDEP Action Day. Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) occurs when a person wi...

Childhood Epilepsy Specialist Series 2020

On Sunday, November 8th, the Epilepsy Foundation will be hosting a virtual public talk as part of ou...

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...

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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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...

Deloitte Economic Burden Report

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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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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