Media coverage

NARI's researchers and Ambassadors are frequently cited in the media or are asked to prepare comment pieces.

To talk to a researcher or seek a comment piece, contact:

Penny Underwood on (03) 9818 8540 or


According to the Epilepsy Foundation, epilepsy is the most common neurological condition and can be diagnosed at any age. People in their later years are fast becoming one of the largest population groups as our population is generally living longer. However, with increasing age also comes an increased risk of developing epilepsy. NARI, COTA, Brotherhood of St Laurence and the Epilepsy Foundation has put together some resources to assist.


While it’s important to focus on how the postal vote on marriage equality affects youth, Australians shouldn’t forget about the impact it may have on older LGBTIQ people.


Our Director Briony Dow gives some good tips about ageing and fitness.


FOR the next two years NARI researchers will working hard for Australian seniors as they tackle five challenging projects.


SOCIAL gerontologist Dr Bianca Brijnath isn't giving herself too much time to adjust to her new role as she quickly turns her skills to developing technology to help the culturally diverse tackle dementia issues.