Webinar – Dr Karen McCloy

We are delighted to announce Dr Karen McCloy of McCloy Dental in Caboolture QLD will be presenting a webinar for our association on August 30th at 7pm QLD time – Trigeminal Neuralgia & Dentistry. Dr Karen McCloy has fabulous credentials around the challenges faced by people living with trigeminal neuralgia, and those not yet diagnosed…

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The Melbourne Belly Dance Festival once again presents ONE NIGHT IN CAIRO

Have you ever been to a Belly Dancing Festival?  Do you live in the Melbourne area and love performing arts? We were recently contacted by a Melbourne performer who specialises in the art of  belly dancing, who wanted to support our charity with a dance show. Victoria’s mother lives with trigeminal neuralgia and she understands…


The Trigeminal Neuralgia Association Australia has existed for 20 years!

Early in 2003 Irene Wood took the initiative and organised for the Incorporation of the Trigeminal Neuralgia Association Australia. After connecting with a handful of sufferers, Irene established the Sydney Support Group. For around 15 years Irene, as President, presided over an organisation which offered support and information with monthly newsletters, biannual conferences that brought…


Rare Disease Day February 28th 2023

Sufferers of trigeminal neuralgia know they are dealing with a rare disease.  Medical professionals rarely come across a patient with TN in their whole careers.   Diagnosis is difficult to obtain and the lack of neurologists, especially in Australia’s regional area, exasperate the isolation and despair for patients. Every year the International Community come together to…


Webinar – Dr Jeremy Russell

Trigeminal Neuralgia Association Australia are delighted to provide our link to the webinar presented by Dr Jeremy Russell in Dec 2022. This webinar completes our program for 2022 Dr Jeremy Russell is one off our distinguished Medical Board Advisors, and has generously provided his time and expertise to assist all sufferers of trigeminal neuralgia.


Webinar with Dr Jeremy Russell – Trigeminal Neuralgia and similar neuralgias. What can you do?

We are delighted to announce our final webinar for 2022 with Dr Jeremy Russell who is on our associations medical advisory board. Dr Russell has donated a great deal of his time and we are grateful for the information he provides to our support group network and individual members. The webinar will be recorded, and…


President’s Monthly Musings – Oct 7th 2022 Light Up In Teal

International Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day October 7th Light Up In Teal I am humbled by the turn out of our members and stakeholders, who took photos of the landmarks which were Lit up in Teal all around Australia.  Our Association members and Facebook members of the two groups below, made sure we had photos of…


New Support Group Meeting – Lockyer Valley

Lockyer Valley Inaugural Support Group Meeting We are delighted to announce that we are launching a new online Support Group Meeting in the Lockyer Valley area.  Our new Support Group Leader is Kim O’Donnell – you can read her story here. Kim has a background in counselling, helps run her family business and deals with…


TNA UK National Zoom Meeting 10th February 2022

Our Association has close links with Trigeminal Neuralgia Association UK – and they have informed us that they are holding a National Zoom Meeting on February 10th 2022 and all are welcome to login in – Please see below for details UK time so please check your cities corresponding time “I am thrilled to invite…


2022 FPA Conference – Facial Pain Association (USA)

Our association has close links to the Facial Pain Organisation in America – they are extending invitations around the globe for sufferers to register. The 2022 FPA Conference is a two-day virtual event bringing together the worldwide facial pain community with experts who diagnose and treat people affected by facial pain Presentations will include Facial…


Furthering Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness – Light It Up Teal 2022

We have started work on Lighting up Australia for 2022 to further Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness. We are delighted to announce Gold Coast City Council have agreed to Light up the Isle of Capri Bridge in Teal in support. Below are pictures of the bridge lit up for an awareness campaign – it will look spectacular…

Light it up teal for Trigeminal Neuralgia 2021 - Kurilpa Bridge Brisbane

2021 Light Up Teal October 7th International Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day

Buildings all around the world Lit up in Teal to raise awareness for sufferers of Trigeminal Neuralgia. Our Melbourne and Gold Coast Support Groups also posed with a fabulous banner created by one of our members Matthew Puls, whose journey with TN has been extremely difficult and painful. In Australia we had bridges and buildings…

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