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    How many people in Australia have brain injury?

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    Dr Nicholas Bradfield

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    Dr Bradfield is a Clinical Neuropsychologist working in private practice and in the public health system in Melbourne, Australia. He has clinical experience conducting neuropsychological … View Profile

    Around 1 in 45 Australians have an acquired brain injury. 

    This equals around 2.2% of the population, which now represents nearly half a million Australians. 

    Source: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2007. Disability in Australia: acquired brain injury. Bulletin no. 55. Cat no. AUS 96. Canberra: AIHW.

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    Brain Injury Australia (BIA) represents all Australians with acquired brain injury (ABI) whatever the cause. BIA was formed at the first national community-based conference on … View Profile

    Brain injury is common. Over 500,000 Australians have an acquired brain injury (ABI). Three out every four of them are aged under 65. As many as two out of every three of these people acquired their brain injury before they turned 25. Three out of every four people with acquired brain injury are men.

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    No alcohol if you suffer brain injury

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