Helpline

07 3435 5000  or

1300 852 853 (Regional Qld)

9am - 4pm (Mon-Fri)

Mission and Goals

Our mission

Epilepsy Queensland's mission is to bring epilepsy out of the shadows and to optimise life for people touched by epilepsy.

Our goals

  • To create a supportive environment for people with epilepsy and their families.
  • To empower people with epilepsy and their families.
  • To ensure health, welfare and other services respond appropriately to the needs of people with epilepsy and their families.
  • To contribute to the scientific understanding of epilepsy through research, education and its application.
  • To ensure appropriate policies for people with epilepsy are included in public policies in all sectors.
  • To ensure the long-term sustainability of Epilepsy Queensland Inc.

Our role

An estimated 100,000 Queenslanders will acquire epilepsy during their lifetime. We will be here for them providing:

  • Information
  • Support and counselling
  • Community awareness and education
  • In-service training for staff of health, education and disability organisations
  • Advocacy
  • Resource development
  • Research