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The Australian Aphasia Association is proud to announce that it is sponsoring an annual award to be announced at the Smart Strokes 2017 Conference.

Best Implementation of Evidence Based Care Award

The conference will include invited presentations from renowned international and national speakers, a scientific program based on peer-reviewed submitted abstracts, plenary sessions and more ‘hands-on’ workshop sessions. For the first time SMART STROKES are pleased to welcome the Neurovascular Registered Nurse (NVRN) Certification Rapid Review Course and Certification Exam as a pre-conference workshop- register now to secure your place.

SMART STROKES 2017 Conference
Marriott Resort, Surfers Paradise, QLD
10-11 August 2017
Click HERE to visit the conference website for more information and to register.

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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.

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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

Thu 24

Victors Community Aphasia Group

August 24
26-32 Wellington Street, North Hobart 26-32 Wellington Street, North Hobart Tasmania 7000
Thu 24

Morphett Vale Talkback Group

August 24 @ 9:45 am - 11:00 am
ECH Southern Wellness ECH Southern Wellness, 126 Pimpala Road, Morphett Vale South Australia 5162
Thu 24

Bowral Communication Group

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Southern Highlands Speech Pathology Suite 2, 2A Walker Street, Bowral New South Wales 2576
Thu 24

Curtin-Communicate WA Communication Group

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
The Niche The Niche, 11 Aberdare Road, Nedlands Western Australia 6009
Fri 25

Acacia Court Talkback Group

August 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Day Therapy Centre Acacia Court, 81 Tapleys Hill Road, Hendon South Australia 5014
Fri 25

Frankston Social Aphasia Group

August 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Frankston North Community Centre Frankston North Community Centre 26 Mahogany Avenue Victoria 3200
Fri 25

Armadale Aphasia Group

August 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
3056 Albany Hwy Armadale 3056 Albany Hwy Armadale Western Australia 6112
Fri 25

Monash Aphasia Group

August 25 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Batesford Hub Batesford Hub, 94 Batesford Rd Victoria 3148