State Representative


Contact:  Kathleen  (Kat)  tas@oiaustralia.org.au

Hi everyone, my name is Kathleen Barrington (Kat) and I live in Hobart Tasmania. I’m a 29 year old wife to Laurence (35) who has type 1 OI and mother to Matilda (2) who also has type 1 OI. I work part time in an administration and accounts roll and I am also a volunteer Girl Guide leader for my region. As OI runs in my husband’s family we knew there was always chance any children we had would have OI. Within saying that it runs in his family there is only 1 other family member………. Read more

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Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a genetic disorder that causes a person's bones to break easily, often from little or no apparent trauma. OI is also called "brittle bone disease." OI varies in severity from person to person, ranging from a mild type to a severe type that causes death before or shortly after birth.

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