The Australian Aphasia Association

About Us


Our History

The Australian Aphasia Association (AAA) is a not-for-profit support and advocacy association for people with aphasia, their families, and the professionals who help them. The AAA was established in 2002 and supports families and members from all states and territories across Australia.

The Executive Team

The current Board consists of Professor Linda Worrall (Chair), Associate Professor Deborah Hersh (Deputy Chair), Annie O’Connor, Claire Hession, Frankie Banszki, Damir Muftic, Claire Bennington, Bruce Aisthorpe, and Wendy Hurley.

Some fun facts about all our hard work in 2019

raising awareness of aphasia

3
grant applications submitted
3
new resources
18
active volunteers
1000
coffees consumed
Our three most popular memberships

Memberships

Individual with Aphasia

$20
This membership category is open to everyone with aphasia, care-giver or family member.
  • Your membership includes:

  • Access to the membership section

  • Aphasia Link newsletters

  • Discounted event registration fees

  • And much more!

Family and Friends

$25
This membership category is for a person with aphasia, and up to 4 other family members or friends.
  • Your membership includes:

  • Access to the membership section

  • Aphasia Link newsletters

  • Discounted event registration fees

  • And much more!

Health Professionals

$40
Membership for Speech Pathologists and other Allied Health Professionals with an interest in aphasia.
  • Your membership includes:

  • Access to the membership section

  • Aphasia Link newsletters

  • Discounted event registration fees

  • Resources for health professionals

Watch this space

Partnerships and Affiliates

Australian Aphasia Association partnership and affiliate organisations will be displayed here. If you are interested to know more about becoming an affiliate, please contact us on our details below.