In the media

Radio interviews

January 20, 2021
JOY 94.9 FM interview – Kim Beesley and her daughter Emma who is a young stroke survivor with aphasia
Kim and Emma Beesley share their story.

January 7, 2021
JOY 94.9 FM interview – Saran Chamberlain, young stroke survivor and project coordinator for the Young Stroke Project
Saran Chamberlain shares her story.

October 20, 2020
JOY 94.9 FM interview – Beth Browning, young stroke survivor and her mother Nichola Browning, both members of Lived Experience Working Group
Beth and Nichola Browning share their story.

October 13, 2020
JOY 94.9 FM interview – Charlotte Porter, young stroke survivor and member of Lived Experience Working Group
Charlotte Porter shares her story.

October 6, 2020
JOY 94.9 FM interview – Caleb Rixon, young stroke survivor and founder of genyus network
Caleb Rixon shares his story.

September 29, 2020
JOY 94.9 FM interview – Adrian O’Malley, young stroke survivor and member of Lived Experience Working Group
Adrian O’Malley shares his story.

September 22, 2020
JOY 94.9 FM interview – Jude Czerenkowski (National Manager, StrokeConnect)
Jude Czerenkowski talks about the Young Stroke Project

Print media

September 24, 2020
Charlotte shares her stroke journey
Condobolin local and proud Wiradjuri woman Charlotte Porter is intent on making a difference to other stroke survivors. During National Stroke Week, she gave a presentation to a small number of people at Marathon Health, highlighting the need to take notice of signs that may be pointing towards a stroke by sharing her own personal journey as a stroke survivor.

September 1, 2020
Support needed
Palmyra mother and daughter Nichola and Beth Browning are teaming up to help young stroke survivors, less than a year after Beth suffered a stroke aged just 19. They have been selected to be part of the Young Stroke Project, which will assist working age Australians aged 18-65 cope with life after a stroke.

August 31, 2020
StrokeSafe ambassador raises awareness of stroke signs during National Stroke Week
William Lo, of Kareela, was just 17 and about to embark on his HSC exams when he suffered a life-changing stroke. Now a StrokeSafe ambassador, he is raising awareness of the signs of stroke during National Stroke Week (August 31-September 6).

August 29, 2020
Young stroke survivor keen to make a difference as part of new working group
Carlton’s Adrian O’Malley was 34 and just weeks from becoming a first-time dad when he suffered a stroke. Now he is determined to make a difference to other ‘working age’ stroke survivors after joining the Lived Experience Working Group, which is part of the Stroke Foundation’s Young Stroke Project.

July 18, 2020
Bathurst woman Sue Bowden helping make a difference for stroke survivors
After suffering a stroke 27 years ago, Bathurst woman Sue Bowden is determined to make life after stroke easier for fellow survivors. Ms Bowden was recently selected to join the Lived Experience Working Group, as part of the Stroke Foundation Young Stroke Project.

July 15, 2020
Condobolin stroke survivor helping others
Condobolin local and proud Wiradjuri woman Charlotte Porter is intent on making a difference to other working age stroke survivors.

July 14, 2020
Kareela man William Lo on his advice for young stroke survivors
A Sutherland Shire man who suffered a stroke when he was just 17 will help other working-age Australians find their “new normal” after experiencing similar life-changing medical events.