June 24, 2019

Hypersomnolence Australia is on a mission to improve the lives of people with Idiopathic Hypersomnia. But we need champions of change to join us. There are various ways you can support us.

Hypersomnolence Australia's (HA) commitment to provide information, supp...

June 24, 2019

The theme of the 2019 Idiopathic Hypersomnia Awareness Week is

Living with Idiopathic Hypersomnia – is only part of my story…

Idiopathic hypersomnia (IH) can be so consuming that we can sometimes forget that we are much more than IH. We want to remind people that IH...

May 27, 2019

Joint Media Release for Sleep Disorders Australia and Hypersomnolence Australia 27 May 2019 

The Australian Parliamentary inquiry final report into Australia’s sleep health ‘Bedtime Reading’ has been well received by both Sleep Disorders Australia (SDA) a...

May 4, 2019


We have meet up's in Brisbane and Melbourne coming up. Anyone with Idiopathic Hypersomnia and their family and friends are welcome. Please let us know if you are coming either via our Facebook events (links below) or by return email at info@hypersomnolenceaustralia.or...

April 17, 2019

The final report of the parliamentary inquiry into Australia’s ‘Sleep Health’ has been “hailed as a defining moment for patients, clinicians and health experts”, according to the Australasian Sleep Association and the Sleep Health Foundation. I took part in the inquiry...

March 22, 2019

Every year on what would be his birthday,

March 23rd, we honour a man who dedicated his life to medicine and science. Prof Bedrich Roth (1919-1989) was a renowned neurologist responsible for identifying and naming Idiopathic Hypersomnia. His seminal works over many yea...

March 21, 2019

The international Idiopathic Hypersomnia Awareness Week® (IHAW) is an annual initiative hosted by Hypersomnolence Australia. It is held every year in the first full week of September to promote and raise awareness of the sleep/wake disorder Idiopathic Hypersomnia.

We ha...

March 14, 2019

Day4NAPs is a day for Narcolepsy Awareness Projects (NAPs). In 2019 it will be on 16th March 2019

Why Celebrate on 16 March 2019?

Several years ago, the World Sleep Society (WSW) designated the Friday before the Spring Vernal Equinox as 'World Sleep Day', a day which "ai...

March 13, 2019

World Sleep Day 15th March 2019

With slogans like “Good sleep is a reachable dream”, “When Sleep is Sound, Health and Happiness Abound” and “Restful Sleep, Easy Breathing, Healthy Body” it is clear that the focus of World Sleep Day has always been on the importance...

March 3, 2019

Hypersomnolence Australia is celebrating 6 years as a Not for Profit Health Promotion Charity raising awareness and advocating for Idiopathic Hypersomnia. 

It all started with me talking to a small group of other people with Idiopathic

Hypersomnia in Austral...

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