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What is Epilepsy? Epilepsy is a common brain condition that takes the form of recurring seizures. It is not due to the effects of drugs or alcohol, although sadly onlookers may assume this is the case. And it is not contagious. Anyone can develop epilepsy and it can develop at any age, regardless of gender or ethnicity. - Over 20,000 Tasmanians will develop epilepsy in their lifetime . - 1 in 25 Australians will develop epilepsy in their lifetime. - 1 in 10 people will have a seizure at some time in their life.