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Applications are now open for HeartKids Australia’s Grants-in-Aid Program!

HeartKids Australia is seeking applications from Australian researchers for project funding of between $20,000 and $50,000 to be funded in 2015 under our Grants-in-Aid program. Applications close on Friday October 3, 2014.
To fulfil Heart…


Cuppa for HeartKids 2014 – Register NOW!!!

HeartKids is calling on Australians to host a ‘Cuppa for HeartKids’ morning tea in August and September to help fight childhood heart disease, the biggest cause of death and hospitalisation in children under the age of one.


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HeartKids is a Partner in an Exciting Research Project

Australian researchers who have formed community partnerships to improve health outcomes across Australia have received $11.4 million in Federal Government funding.

Associate Professor Yves d’Udekem d’Acoz ($1.25 million in NHMRC funding…

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Are you a Heartkid aged 13-22? Please consider sharing your story

HeartKids is working on an exciting new project to develop and implement a quality online resource for young people with childhood heart disease.

Peer support plays an important role for young people, and as such there will be a section…

Boomerang Buyback

Are you getting a new Samsung Galaxy??

If so, and your old phone is just going to sit around the house and gather dust, please consider selling it and donating the proceeds to HeartKids. In fact any old phones are accepted and could be worth quite a bit if they are in working or…


We’ve Updated our Privacy Policy

As you may already be aware, the laws around privacy have changed in the last few days.

In line with these changes, we’ve updated our privacy policy to include more information about how we collect and store your information, how we migh…


Sweet Memes to Raise Funds for HeartKids

Retail Food Group (RFG) has kicked off its annual fundraiser for HeartKids. RFG is hoping to raise $200,000 for HeartKids by encouraging social media users to do what they do best: create and share memes.

A meme is an image or text that …

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HeartKids Australia Announces 2014 Research Awards

HeartKids Australia has announced it will fund almost $350,000 worth of new, small research projects in 2014.

The money will fund seven research projects under the HeartKids’ Grants-in-Aid program that supports research projects and re…

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HeartKids is now a listed charity with the Dick Smith Foundation

Dick Smith Foods donates all their profits to charity. They have donated over $5.1 million so far and are committed to give away an additional $1 million in 2014 – this year their customers will vote where the $1 million goes. The $1 millio…

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Be a Sweetheart This Valentine’s Day

January 2014 - HeartKids Australia is launching Sweetheart Day on 14 February to raise awareness of childhood heart disease and encourage donations to continue our work in providing support, advocacy, growing awareness and enabling furthe…