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Australian Stroke Alliance

The Australian Stroke Alliance brings together over 30 national agencies committed to transforming pre-hospital stroke care. This unique collaboration integrates clinical, academic, scientific, paramedical, consumer, commercial and philanthropic partners.

This is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to address an unmet clinical need and to deliver urgent stroke care for all Australians.

As one of the 30 agencies, the CAA is also an Essential Partner and member of the ASA and brings to the ASA board table the network of emergency ambulance services throughout Australia. 

This partnership ensures that ambulance services, as the key provider of pre-hospital care can make a genuine contribution to the development and implementation of world-leading innovation in the early treatment of stroke.

The Australian Stroke Alliance has put together a document that outlines its work, research and exciting future plans. Read this here. 

Visit the Australian Stroke Alliance website for more informational to stay up to date with the latest developments.



The Stroke Golden Hour

We are excited to announce that the Australian Stroke Alliance have received $40 million from the Frontier Health and Medical Research initiative! We would like to thank the MRFF and the Federal Minister for Health Greg Hunt for investing in innovative stroke care.

The Australian Stroke Alliance is now empowered to deliver new technologies that will improve diagnosis, treatment times and post-stroke care for all Australians, no matter their postcode.

We are proud to be working with an incredibly diverse, passionate and dedicated team across this country to improve the lives of stroke patients.

To read the release on the grant head here. 

For more information on The Stroke Golden Hour visit the Australian Stroke Alliance website. 


“This funding will mean the Australian Stroke Alliance will be able to accelerate the development of new technologies to reach patients earlier, treat stroke faster and to improve recovery of the Australians who suffer a stroke."

- Professor Geoffrey Donnan


"The work of the Australian Stroke Alliance will save lives with innovative tools, greater accessibility and improved clinical outcomes. We're grateful for this opportunity to turn our dream to revolutionise stroke care into reality."

- Professor Steve Davis


"This grant will help Australia to become the global leader in transforming stroke care and in new imaging technologies, materials manufacturing and software engineering. The impact of this work won't only be felt here in Australia, but around the world."

- Damien Easton


"This is a unique opportunity to develop a national standard in stroke care that will reach all Australians and transform care as we know it in Australia."

- David Waters


"The Mobile Stroke Unit is delivering fantastic results for those with stroke in metropolitan Melbourne. We now need to do much more, much better for those in remote and rural Australia."

- Mick Stephenson