Stroke is always a medical emergency, if you think you or someone you know is having a stroke, call triple zero (000) immediately.

Lifeline provides crisis support 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call Lifeline on 13 11 14. Visit


StrokeLine’s practical, free and confidential advice will help you manage your health better and live well.

  • Speak to a health professional

    StrokeLine's health professionals provide information and advice on stroke treatment, prevention and recovery.

    It's free and confidential.

    StrokeLine is available Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, Eastern Standard Time (closed on Australian national public holidays).

    Phone: 1800 787 653


Using an interpreter to call StrokeLine

If you or a family member would like to speak to StrokeLine with the help of an interpreter, just follow these steps:

  1. Call the Telephone Interpreting Service on 13 14 50
  2. Say the language you need and wait on the line for an interpreter 
  3. Ask the interpreter to call StrokeLine 1800 787 653. 

“We know the stroke journey can be a roller coaster. That’s why we’re here to help every step of the way. Our team includes occupational therapists, physiotherapists, speech pathologists and social workers. Between us we have many decades of stroke care experience. On StrokeLine we take time to listen and you’ll come away with a plan that works for you.” Simone, StrokeLine occupational therapist

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