Annual Conference

TSAA holds an Annual National Conference each May to coincide with National Tourette Syndrome Awareness Week.

These events are a rare opportunity to hear from specialist speakers, access hard-to-come-by resources and share experiences with other families and friends affected by Tourette Syndrome.

Recent conferences held:


  • 2016 Brisbane 14 May
  • 2015 Melbourne
  • 2014 Sydney
  • 2013 Sydney
  • 2012 Sydney
  • 2011 Melbourne
  • 2010 Brisbane
  • 2009 Sydney NSW, Adelaide SA, Perth WA, Launceston Tasmania
  • 2005 Brisbane

2016 TSAA Conference in Brisbane May 14th

This year’s conference is being held in Brisbane at the Herston Campus, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD. Lecture room provided on booking. (Next to Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital).

Supported by the Queensland Government


DATE: Saturday 14th May 2016
TIME: Registration 9.15am for 9.30am start to 4pm close of conference
COST: $45 TSAA Members
$55 Non Members
$20 12-18 years

Includes Conference Pack:
• Brochures “What is Tourette Syndrome?”
• Classroom strategies
• Educator’s Guide to TS
• Behavioural Problems & TS
• Certificate of Attendance & more…

NB: If you are a medical professional please note this when booking to receive the ‘Doctor’s Pack’ instead of ‘Family Pack’.

We have an excellent program with specialist speakers—this is also a rare opportunity to meet others affected by Tourette Syndrome to share and discuss experiences.


2016 TSAA National Conference Flyer and Registration Form

Payments can be made online HERE

2014 TSAA Conference Presentation Videos

Bliss Cavanagh—A Personal Perspective of TS

Professor Perminder Sachdev—What is Tourette Syndrome? Medical Perspectives of TS

Professor Valsamma Eapen—What matters most, comorbidities or tics?

TSAA President Robyn Latimer—Family Matters & Educational In-Service


The Conference flyer for 2014 is below. Click the image to download a copy.