The Coalition Government will commit $20M over four years to support people living with epilepsy, Minister for Health, Greg Hunt, announced on Saturday. The funding will enable the expanded delivery of a range of national epilepsy initiatives that will reduce the chronic health impacts experienced by Australians of all ages living with epilepsy through a […]
Purple Day is a worldwide grassroots campaign started in 2008 by nine-year-old Cassidy Megan from Canada to get more people talking about epilepsy. For the past 11 years, Epilepsy Tasmania through its affiliation with Epilepsy Australia has been a proud official partner of Purple Day, using it to educate Tasmanians about epilepsy and challenge myths […]
On Friday 8th March 2019, the Minister for Education, Mr Jeremy Rockcliff MP, officially launched Tasmania’s Epilepsy Smart School program and recognised Trevallyn Primary School as the first in Tasmania to achieve Epilepsy Smart accreditation. Read more in our media release.
At just 10 years of age, Lily Smith, is passionate about increasing awareness of epilepsy and raising funds to better support Tasmanians affected by the condition. Discover what Lily is doing and why in our link.