Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010
The Joint Epilepsy Council of Australia is pleased to call for nominations for the Australian recipient of the Outstanding Person with Epilepsy Award, to be awarded at the 8th Asian & Oceanian Epilepsy Congress in Melbourne in October 2010.

This award is auspiced by the International Bureau for Epilepsy and recognizes individual achievement. Reasons for nomination are many, but may include personal achievement (eg. sport, education, the arts), community service, or advocating for people with epilepsy, and has been an inspiration to others. The only condition is that the person nominated must be a person who has epilepsy.

Nominations can be made by an individual or on behalf of an organization. Information about the Award and the application form can be downloaded from or call 1300 852 853.

Nominations close 15 July, 2010.

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Epilepsy Australia

Epilepsy Australia is the national coalition of Australian Epilepsy Associations. This ethical partnering brings to Epilepsy Australia a broad understanding of the services available for people affected by epilepsy and other seizure disorders at local, regional, state and territory levels, enabling it to possess a truly national perspective that recognizes the diversity and legitimacy of all Australian communities.

Epilepsy Australia is a not-for-profit organization and a nationally registered charity and is committed to improving the quality of life for every Australian living with epilepsy and other seizure disorders.
Denise Chapman
P: 02 9674 9966


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