StrokeLine 1800 787 653


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


Call StrokeLine for practical, free and confidential advice

StrokeLine’s health professionals provide information and advice on stroke prevention, treatment and recovery. Our team can help you to find the support and services you need, whether you are a stroke survivor, carer or family member.

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

Call StrokeLine: 1800 787 653



If our health professionals are unavailable to take your call or you call outside of operating hours, please leave a message with:

  • your name
  • the state you are calling from and
  • a brief reason for your call.

Our team will always get back to you as soon as possible.


Using an interpreter to call StrokeLine

If you or a family member would like to speak to StrokeLine with the help of an interpreter, 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.


Prefer to ask our StrokeLine team a question online instead of over the phone?

Do you have a question about rehab, recovery or life after stroke? Ask our team of health professionals a question here on EnableMe. You will also benefit from the experience of the EnableMe community.


Prefer to have a conversation with other stroke survivors or carers?

Ask other members of the stroke community questions and find the answers, information and support you need. Other survivors of stroke and carers have walked in your shoes and get it. They understand what you’re going through. Join in or start a conversation on the forum today.


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