News and Events

December 22, 2017

Getting fit: Alcohol free in 2017

Just over 8 years I met my beautiful wife Georgie.  Tragically, my wife’s cousin George had just lost his life, after battling Thalassaemia Major for 38 […]
November 6, 2017

Notification of Annual General Meeting for 2016-2017

Dear Society Members, You are cordially invited to attend Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell Australia’s upcoming Annual General Meeting for the period of 2016-2017. The details for […]
October 26, 2017

Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell Awareness Seminar at AIS

Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell Australia would like to thank the AIS (Australian Intercultural Society), and in particular Mr Ahmet Keskin, who hosted our presentation “Thalassaemia and […]
September 8, 2017

Awareness Seminar at Australian Intercultural Society (AIS)

Come join us for a FREE seminar, organised by the Australian Intercultural Society (AIS), to educate and raise awareness about thalassaemia and sickle cell anaemia. At: […]
September 1, 2017

A fun filled Trivia night with DEGC

Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell Australia (TASCA) would like to thank the Double Eagle Golf Club for all their hard work in making Trivia Night such a […]
August 15, 2017

Farewell to Professor Don Bowden

Despite the cold afternoon of the 9th August, thalassaemia and sickle cell patients together with staff of Monash’s Medical Therapy Unit extended a warm and grateful […]
August 2, 2017

Event: Trivia Night 26th August 2017

A fun-filled trivia night organised by Double Eagle Golf Club In support of Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell Australia at: 7pm, Saturday 26th August 2017 Saints Anargiri […]
July 29, 2017

Why are only some viruses transmissible by blood and how are they actually spread?

The Conversation – 28th July 2017  By David Griffin and Thomas Schulz Since the 1980s, most of us have been aware we need to be careful […]
July 27, 2017

What can go wrong in the blood? A brief overview of bleeding, clotting and cancer

The Conversation – 26th July 2017 By Maher Gandhi and Huyen Tran While blood is essential for human life, there are many things that can go […]