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In the first year of the Master of Speech Pathology, students at the University of Melbourne attend a supported communication workshop at St Vincent’s’ Hospital. During this workshop we learn about the prevalence of aphasia and meet people living with the condition.

This left us with a burning question: how can we make our society accessible to people with aphasia if nobody knows what it is?

In 2016 we set out to change that. Our goal was to raise awareness and funds for the Australian Aphasia Association by challenging ourselves to participate in the Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival.
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Become a Member

Become a member of the Australian Aphasia Association for support access and to help us to raise awareness about aphasia. As a member, you will have access to the latest research in aphasia management and detection, receive a monthly newsletter as well as key updates on events and opportunities.


Other benefits include:
  • Receive regular newsletters and access to member-only information about Aphasia;
  • Benefit from discounted registration fees to attend national and local conferences and events;
  • Access to the members-only virtual coffee group to share ideas, information and personal stories with others from the aphasia community.
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Become a Volunteer

Help support the Australian Aphasia Association by becoming a volunteer. Volunteering provides an opportunity to meet new people, learn new skills and give something back to your community.

Learn about our Volunteer Opportunities


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Our Events

To view all events held by the Australian Aphasia Association,
please visit our Events page.

Upcoming Coffee Meet Ups

Wed 07

Contact Group

December 6 - December 7
Local Cafes/Restaurants Varies Across North/West Tasmania (Burnie, Ulverstone, Latrobe) Tasmania
Wed 07

Cardinia Casey Conversation Group

December 7 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Cranbourne Community Care Cranbourne Community Care 140 -54 Sladen Street Victoria 3977
Wed 07

Gossips Coffee Group

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Toowong Library Toowong Library, Toowong Village Shopping Centre - 9 Sherwood Road, Toowong Queensland 4066
Wed 07

Mandurah Communication Group

December 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Eastlake Church Eastlake Church. Cnr Murdock Ave and Lakes Rd Western Australia 6210
Wed 07

Murray Mallee Adult Communication Group

December 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Murray Malle Community Health Service 96-104 Swanport Rd, Murray Bridge South Australia 5253
Wed 07

Music Sessions (Singing and Ukulele)

December 7 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Variable/Local Cafes Victoria 3185
Wed 07

Fremantle Communication Group

December 7 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Glyde In Community Centre Glyde In Community Centre, 42 Glyde Street, East Fremantle, WA,6159 Western Australia 6160
Thu 08

Morphett Vale Talkback Group

December 8 @ 9:45 am - 11:00 am
ECH Southern Wellness ECH Southern Wellness, 126 Pimpala Road, Morphett Vale South Australia 5162