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October is a month of many ….
Mental Health Week, Anti-poverty week, Carers Week, Seniors Week, Children’s Week, and Veterans’ Health Week. There are consistent themes through all the weeks that encourage us all to start having conversations to enable more understanding of the roles we play, the connections we make, the importance of enabling healthy communities and equity of access for all Tasmanians.
It is also national Worksafe Month and Epilepsy Tasmania has released a new advertising campaign that will be shown on the WIN television network, social media and the State Cinema throughout the month. We hope it will encourage Tasmanian workplaces to become Epilepsy Smart Workplaces because our recent research reveals that 52% of Tasmanians have experienced discrimination at work or school as a result of epilepsy. Read more below…
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