Stroke Foundation Awards

Nominations Open 

The Stroke Care Champion award recognises the inspirational unsung heroes making life better for Australia’s stroke community.

Nominations close on Monday 23 July, 2018. The winner will be announced at Stroke 2018: Bridging the Continuum in Sydney in August and will be provided with support for professional development.

To nominate for the 2018 Stroke Care Champion Award, complete the application form.

Stroke Awards 2018 winners

Improving Life After Stroke Award Winners – Proudly Sponsored by Remedy Healthcare

 Dee Banks and Kylie Facer

Kylie Facer and Dee Banks (NSW and Vic) – recognised for founding Facebook page Little Stroke Warriors which brings together families of childhood stroke, after both their baby daughters had stroke in utero.


Creative Award Winner – Proudly Sponsored by Marmalade Melbourne

Caleb Rixon (Vic) – recognised for founding the Genyus Network, an online platform that brings together survivors of trauma, after surviving a life-threatening stroke himself at just 24.


Fundraiser of the Year Award Winner – Proudly Sponsored by Precision Mail

Brendan Cutts (Vic) – recognised for raising more than $8000 for Stroke Foundation after the Ballarat based physiotherapist swam from Perth to Rottnest Island.


Courage Award Winners – Proudly Sponsored by Australian Physiotherapy Association

Amanda and Sophie Clayton (Qld) – This mother and daughter duo from Queensland were recognised for their resilience in facing stroke recovery after Sophie survived a stroke at just 4 years old.


Volunteer of the Year Award Winner – Proudly Sponsored by NAB

 Brenda Booth

Brenda Booth – recognised for her ongoing commitment to stemming the tide of stroke through Stroke Foundation programs and initiatives, also a stroke survivor.


President’s Achievement Award Winner

Grant Hocking – recognised for his dedication to improve the management and treatment of stroke with Ambulance Victoria.


For any enquires about the awards email or call the Stroke Foundation on (03) 9670 1000.