Information for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders


Our Stroke Journey

Our Stroke Journey is a booklet for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Our Stroke Journey covers everything people need to know about life after a stroke. It includes stories from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander survivors of stroke, families, and health workers.

Our Stroke Journey answers these questions:

  • What is a stroke?
  • How will stroke change me?
  • How do I look after my health?
  • How do I get ready to go home?
  • How do I sort things out once I'm at home?

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If you would like a printed copy of Our Stroke Journey, please contact  StrokeLine on 1800 787 653 or email

Thank you to everyone who contributed to developing Our Stroke Journey. Our particular thanks go to the people who share their story in this book, and the Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council. We also thank the Elizabeth and Barry Davies Charitable Foundation and Federal Parliament Press Gallery Midwinter Ball for their generous support.

Warning: This booklet and stories below may contain images, stories and names of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have passed.