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Find the latest news from the Australian Stroke Alliance here. As well, we occasionally publish news on the latest in urgent, prehospital stroke care from around the world.

Meet Yorta Yorta woman, Ambulance Victoria paramedic, Michelle Crilly

May 1, 2023 | News

Paramedic, Michelle Crilly is a member of the Australian Stroke Alliance’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Council. Michelle has been with Ambulance Victoria since 2017, via their Aboriginal Cadetship program.

What is a stroke? Symptoms, signs and how to prevent one: The Age

April 24, 2023 | News

Stories like Jim Khamphouy’s amplify the “time is brain” message, making community awareness of stroke and its symptoms a necessity.

Voice to Parliament

Voice to Parliament

April 13, 2023 | News

The Australian Stroke Alliance is committed to improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stroke outcomes. Centring diverse Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander voices and experiences is central to our mission.

A national strategy for mechanical thrombectomy

March 28, 2023 | News

Thrombectomy

Large ischemic stroke patients benefit from thrombectomy

February 22, 2023 | News

A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, one of the world's most prestigious medical journals, has highlighted the benefits of endovascular thrombectomy for people experiencing a large ischemic stroke.

SA Health

South Australia telestroke service milestone delivers faster diagnosis for 440 rural and remote patients

February 16, 2023 | News

Regional South Australians are being given their best shot at recovery from stroke, thanks to the Australian Stroke Alliance’s digital platform, Zeus.

Rural health outcomes dire without primary care: New RFDS Report

February 15, 2023 | News

A new Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia report highlights the need to ensure that inequalities in access to optimal health care for remote, rural and Indigenous communities are addressed.

The Melbourne Mobile Stroke Unit Celebrates Another Milestone

December 13, 2022 | News

Australia's first Mobile Stroke Unit is celebrating five years of service.

Meet Dr Anna Balabanski

December 6, 2022 | News

Dr Anna Balabanski is a senior research fellow with the Australian Stroke Alliance. Here, we find out about Anna’s career and her quest to broaden her expertise, from clinical practice to the development of medtech.

A posse of prehospital stroke expertise

December 6, 2022 | News

The Australian Stroke Alliance’s Stroke Golden Hour program relies on the goodwill and hard work of many individuals who have joined our advisory councils and committees.