Stroke Foundation Awards

Now in their eighth year, the 2016 Stroke Awards recognise Australia’s unsung heroes of stroke. These awards pay tribute to the stroke survivors, carers, volunteers and health professionals making a difference to the state of stroke in Australia.

More than 120 people were nominated for an award this year across five diverse categories with 37 finalists selected by our esteemed judging panels. We congratulate all our winners and finalists and thank them for their outstanding contributions towards preventing stroke, saving lives and ending suffering.
The winners of the 2016 Stroke Awards are:

Courage Award – Sarah- Jane Gapp (QLD)
Creative Award – Emma Gee (VIC)
Fundraiser of the Year Award – Rebecca Clarke and Katie Sippe (WA)
Improving Life after Stroke Award – Christopher Kay (QLD)

Stroke Care Champion Award – announced at the Asia Pacific Stroke Conference in Brisbane.
Dr Mark Mackay (VIC)

For stories on all our finalists and winners in this year’s awards please click on the category links
Nominations will open for our 2017 Stroke Awards next year. We encourage you to start thinking about who you would like to nominate in your community.

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