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Archived Grant Opportunity View - GO2796

Heart Disease and Stroke – Early Detection

Contact Details

02 6289 5600


Department of Health
Close Date & Time:
17-Dec-2020 2:00 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Primary Category:
231005 - Cardiovascular Health
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Selection Process:
Open Competitive


The purpose of the grant opportunity is to increase the early detection of people at risk of heart disease and stroke. This will reduce avoidable hospital admissions and save lives. The objectives of the grant opportunity are to support key activities from the draft National Strategic Action Plan for Heart Disease and Stroke.

Activities can include:

  • develop initiatives designed to identify and support groups at risk of heart disease and stroke;

  • develop consumer awareness resources to improve identification and management of hypertension (high blood pressure) including adherence to medications;

  • develop resources to support primary care health professionals on the management of hypertension, including quality measurement;

  • develop consumer resources and a system of notification and recall to improve awareness of required health checks (including atrial fibrillation) for all Australians and tailored for priority populations;

  • develop resources to support primary care health professionals to deliver better evidence-based early detection and to promote opportunistic point-of-care atrial fibrillation checks;

  • obtain accreditation of training and education resources, where required and obtainable, by relevant professional bodies, for example the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.


To be eligible you must:

  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN);be registered for the purposes of GST;
  • be a permanent resident of Australia;
  • have an account with an Australian financial institution; and

Be one of the following entity types:

  • a company incorporated in Australia;
  • a company incorporated by guarantee;
  • an incorporated trustee on behalf of a trust;
  • an incorporated association;
  • a joint (consortia) application with a lead organisation; or
  • an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Corporation registered under the Corporations (Aboriginal and /or Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006.

We can only accept applications from organisations:

  • who have established networks in the community that will be leveraged during the development, delivery and implementation of this grant opportunity;
  • with proven capability to deliver the project activities;
  • with existing infrastructure and relationships to support the project activities;
  • who have knowledge of, and capability to deliver the project objectives and outcomes; and
  • has experience to deliver effective consumer awareness and education resources and activities.
Total Amount Available (AUD):


Instructions for Application Submission:

Submit your application to with the email subject line “GO2796 Application” followed by your organisation’s name. 

If you do not receive an email (including auto reply) within 48 hours please contact the department on (02) 6289 5600.

Other Instructions:

To view the Grant Opportunity Guidelines and Application Form, please select the red "GO Documents" button on the left hand side.

Please only submit your application in .doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx or .pdf format. Applications cannot exceed 20MB. Do not include macros, zip or password protect applications or attachments.

Addenda Available:

Contact Details

02 6289 5600