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 Board consists of Professor Linda Worrall (Chair), Associate Professor Deborah Hersh (Deputy Chair), Damir Muftic, Wendy Hurley, Bruce Aisthorpe, Kathryn Pettigrove, Claire Hession, Frankie Banszki, and Claire Bennington.

Some fun facts about all our hard work in 2019

raising awareness of aphasia

3
grant applications submitted
3
new resources
19
active volunteers
1000
coffees consumed
20% off all memberships to celebrate aphasia awareness month!

Memberships

To celebrate aphasia awareness month in June 2019, we are giving everyone 20% off our membership prices! Discount is automatically applied at checkout. Now that is awesome! 😀

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.

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Our Latest News

The creation of our logo

The logo was launched in 2009. The three parts of the logo represent three key messages of Australian Aphasia Association – Awareness, Support and Hope. The logo was inspired by …

Our Strategic Plan 2019

Have you read our Strategic Plan 2019? In November 2018, members voted to continue building the Australian Aphasia Association as a non-for-profit organisation. This was called the “Green Plan”. Our …