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NEWS AND MEDIA

ABC CAPRICORNIA WITH JEREMY JONES (JUNE 2024)

We were pleased to join Jeremy Jones on ABC Capricornia to discuss all things law and insurance with respect to concussion. Take a listen here.

PRE BUDGET SUBMISSION

Concussion Australia was pleased to provide a pre-budget submission to Treasury. With nearly all available money going to concussion research, it is unacceptable that there is no money going towards concussion education, and the Government needs to change this. You can read our submission here.

ABC CAPRICORNIA WITH JEREMY JONES

We were pleased to join Jeremy Jones on ABC Capricornia: politics, sport, safety, and all the rest! Take a listen here.

INTERVIEW WITH HACK ON TRIPLE J: AIS GUIDELINES

We were stoked to be interviewed by Dave Marchese on the Hack podcast. Dave is such a great supporter of our work and relays complex topics so well to young Australians. Take a listen (15 minutes) to what we had to say about the newly updated AIS guidelines on concussion here.

FINAL NEWSLETTER AND ANNUAL REPORT

Take a read of our final newsletter here.

OFFICIAL RESPONSE TO SENATE INQUIRY

Concussion Australia is pleased to publish our Official Response into the Senate Inquiry into repeated head trauma and contact sport. You can view the response here.

JULY - SEPTEMBER 2023 NEWSLETTER (VOLUME 3)

Take a read of our third quarterly newsletter here.

ABC RADIO WITH MONTY JACKA

We were pleased to join Monty Jacka on air and subsequently for his article about concussion at the grassroots. Take a read here.

ABC RADIO NATIONAL DRIVE WITH ANDY PARK

Concussion Australia was pleased to join Andy Park and the RN Drive team in the Sydney studio to discuss the Senate Inquiry findings, with a personal touch. Take a listen to what we had to say here

ABC RADIO BRISBANE WITH CRAIG AND LORETTA

Concussion Australia was pleased to join Craig and Loretta in the Brisbane studio to provide our views on the Senate Inquiry recommendations. Take a watch of our interview here.

ABC QUEENSLAND SOUTHERN DRIVE

We joined Ollie Wykeham on ABC Queensland Southern Drive post the Senate Inquiry. Take a listen from 1:30:40 - 1:41:33. 

QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER (APRIL 2023 - JUNE 2023)

Take a read of our second quarterly newsletter here.

ABC RADIO NATIONAL WITH BRIDGET FITZGERALD

Concussion Australia was pleased to join Bridget Fitzgerald on ABC Radio National to discuss concussion in children. Dr Reidar Lystad and his colleagues have released a new study relating to concussion in children, and we provided comments in relation to the topic as a whole. Take a listen here (1:46:56 - 1:47:52). Entire interview (1:44:48 - 1:48:28)

OPINION PIECE IN THE LOCAL TWEED VALLEY WEEKLY

Take a read of one of our opinion pieces in a local paper here. 

QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER  (JANUARY 2023 - MARCH 2023)

Take a read of our first quarterly newsletter here.

ABC RADIO NATIONAL WITH KATHERINE GREGORY

Concussion Australia was pleased to join Katherine Gregory on ABC Radio National to talk about the NRL's new 11 day stand down and its implications at the grassroots. Take a listen here.

HACK ON TRIPLE J WITH DAVE MARCHESE

Director Amanda Gilmour and CEO Brendan Swan were pleased to join Dave Marchese on Hack on triple j to chat about the AFL class action and all things concussion. Take a listen from 13:30 - 19:30 to hear what our team had to say here.

CHATTING MOUTH GUARDS WITH NEWSCORP

Concussion Australia was pleased to contribute some material to an article about concussion detection mouth guards being used for concussion in sport. Take a read at what we had to say here.

CONCUSSION AUSTRALIA AIRED ON THE ABC

Concussion Australia gave evidence at the Senate Inquiry into concussion and repeated head trauma in contact sport. We were pleased to be aired on the ABC news, which you can see here. This marks a special occasion for us as we continue to educate the community about concussion, while attempting to provide some unity to this divisive space.

CONCUSSION AUSTRALIA PUBLISHED BY THE ABC

Following our evidence at the Senate Inquiry, the ABC published an article headlining Concussion Australia. You can read the article here.

SENATE INQUIRY: CONCUSSION IN SPORT

Concussion Australia was pleased to put forward a submission to the Senate Inquiry into concussion and repeated head trauma in contact sports. You can take a look at Concussion Australia's submission here.

WORKSHOPS HAVE KICKED OFF

We recently ran a number of medical and legal workshops across the Gold Coast, Tweed Heads and in Canberra. Take a look at the clubs and people who attended here. Don't forget, if you are looking for an educational workshop about concussion, then drop us a line or give us a call. 

ONLINE SUPPORT GROUPS: A WINNER

Concussion Australia has recently commenced holding monthly online support groups for people and their families struggling with concussion. The feedback has so far been wonderful, and should you wish to join our next support group, then please follow the link and register here.

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