Call for Papers: 7th National Brain Injury Conference

Brain Injury Australia invites people with a brain injury, their family members, researchers, clinicians, allied health professionals, service providers and policymakers to submit a presentation proposal for its 7th National Brain Injury Conference – to be held, in partnership with the Melbourne Disability Institute, in the 500-seat B117 Lecture Theatre at the Melbourne School of Design on The University of Melbourne’s campus in Parkville on Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th October 2019.

The Conference organisers would especially welcome proposals in the following subject areas:

  • The lived experience of brain injury – consumers, significant others, family members;
  • Innovations in evidence-based approaches to the treatment, rehabilitation and overall care of people with a brain injury;
  • The National Disability Insurance Scheme;
  • Mild traumatic brain injury/ post-concussion syndrome;
  • Peer supports, mentoring of people with a brain injury;
  • Brain injury in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities;
  • Management of “challenging behaviours”;
  • Domestic and family violence and brain injury;
  • Alcohol and other drug-related brain injury; and
  • Brain injury in the military; and
  • The prevention of brain injury

Deadline for presentation submissions:
5pm Monday 1st July 2019

Notification of acceptance:
5 pm Monday 15th July 2019

For any enquiries regarding presentation submissions or the Conference program, please email:

For all general enquiries about the Conference, please contact:

Submit Here (off-site)
Nick Rushworth

Brain Injury Australia

Date published:
Fri 24th May, 2019

Closing date:
Mon 1st Jul, 2019