The Stroke Society of Australasia undertakes a number of different activities.
These include the following:
- A scientific meeting is held each year. It is usually a 3 day meeting and comprises keynote lectures by local and international experts as well as free communications. All abstracts submitted for free communication undergo a blinded peer review process. The meeting is usually held in September or October each year, and the deadline for abstract submission is usually in May. conferences, and invited speakers
- Providing a number of awards. This includes the New Investigator Award, the Overseas Travel Award, and the Strokecare Champion Awards. SSA awards
- Providing input to guidelines on stroke care. These include the Clinical Guidelines for Acute Stroke Management, Clinical Guidelines for Stroke Rehabilitation and Recovery, the Acute Stroke Services Framework, and the Clinical Indicators for Acute Stroke Management. These are documents published by the National Stroke Foundation. Guidelines
- Providing a link for organisations involved in supporting the development and delivery of high quality stroke services. It does this through the Australian Stroke Coalition, a group co-chaired by the Stroke Society of Australasia and the National Stroke Foundation. ASC
- Providing representation on federal and state committees which formulate government policy on stroke and cardiovascular disease.