Stroke Awards recognise survivors of stroke, carers, family members, volunteers, fundraisers, health professionals and researchers, and provide an opportunity to honour Australia’s unsung heroes of stroke and celebrate their courage, tenacity, service, and creative endeavours. 


  • Courage Award

    by Ipsen

    Recovering from stroke can be an uphill battle. The Courage Award recognises the indomitable courage and hope shown by survivors and carers in facing stroke recovery. This category is open to survivors and carers and celebrates individual recovery and resilience.

  • Creative Award

    by Allevi8

    Stroke recovery is a hugely individual journey, and for some that is enriched through creative expression in writing, photography, music and fine art. The award is open to stroke survivors who have a specific creative project to share.

  • Fundraiser of the Year Stroke Award

    by Precision Fundraising

    Stroke Foundation relies on the efforts of its fundraisers and this award is a celebration of the incredible support we receive. There are so many amazing stories out there of fundraisers who go above and beyond to make a difference, and this award acknowledges that commitment and hard work.

  • Improving Life After Stroke Award

    by Australian Physiotherapy Association

    Our community is full of selfless people willing to dedicate their time to help others. This award celebrates the stroke survivors, carers, and volunteers who have chosen to support their community. 

  • Volunteer of the Year Award

    by National Australia Bank

    Volunteers are the backbone of our community, and we are thrilled to be able to recognise their dedicated service. This award celebrates volunteers who make a significant difference and contribution to our mission to prevent, treat and beat stroke.

  • Stroke Warrior Award

    by AbbVie

    This award recognises the contribution of a person aged under 18 in stroke awareness, fundraising or advocacy. Designating an award for this age-bracket will give our younger stroke community members the opportunity to be recognised.

  • President’s Achievement Award

    The President’s Achievement Award acknowledges exceptional individuals who support Stroke Foundation including community volunteers, corporate leaders involved in our invaluable partnership work, or dedicated clinicians and researchers. Applicants can nominate themselves or others for the award.