Nominations for the 2021 Stroke Awards are closed. Thank you to all those who took the time to nominate.

Stroke Awards 2021 Virtual Ceremony

Stroke Awards Sponsors

Do you know one of the thousands of unsung heroes working tirelessly to make a difference for the stroke community? With more than 445,000 people currently living with stroke in Australia we know there are many remarkable stories of resilience, dedication and commitment that deserve to be celebrated.

Creative Award

Proudly sponsored by:

Marmalade logo

The Creative Award celebrates survivors of stroke's contribution to creative industries, including writing, photography, music and fine art. The award is open to survivors of stroke in the community who are actively pursuing creative achievements.

2021 finalists and winner

Courage Award

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.

2021 finalists and winner

Volunteer of the Year Award

Proudly sponsored by:

NAB education and community business

The Volunteer of the Year Award has been created to recognise those outstanding volunteers whose dedicated service has made a significant difference and contribution to our mission to prevent, treat and beat stroke.

2021 finalists and winner

Fundraiser of the Year Award

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Precision Fundraising

Fundraiser of the Year Award recognises a fundraiser who has gone above and beyond to help raise awareness and funds for stroke in Australia. It is open to individuals who have fundraised for the Stroke Foundation.

2021 finalists and winner

Improving Life After Stroke Award

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Australian Physiotherapy Association logo

The Improving Life After Stroke Award celebrates those who voluntarily dedicate their time to improving the care and support of survivors of stroke in the community. It is open to survivors of stroke, carers, and volunteers who are making a big difference to the lives of survivors and raising awareness of their needs.

2021 finalists and winner

President's Achievement Award

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The President’s Achievement Award acknowledges exceptional individuals who have made a significant contribution to Stroke Foundation including volunteers who have made a significant contribution over a long period, individuals from corporate partners who have played a major role in developing a valuable partnership with Stroke Foundation, clinicians and/or researchers who have made a significant contribution to stroke prevention, treatment and recovery and individuals who have played a key role promoting Stroke Foundation programs or activities.

2021 finalists and winner

Stroke Care Champion Award

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The Stroke Care Champion Award shines a light on health professionals and researchers working tirelessly to improve the lives of survivors, their families and carers. We want them to know that their contribution is vital and does not go unnoticed.

Nominations closed