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FONTAN EDUCATION DAY 2015 – Sunday 18 October 2015

The second Fontan Education Day will be held in Sydney at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead on Sunday, 18th of October 2015.

This forum will provide a unique opportunity to hear from specialists in pediatric cardiology and congenital h…


Cuppa for HeartKids 2015 – 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.



HeartKids Fundraiser Spotlight: Eight Great States

HeartKids supporter Callum is running 8 great marathons, in 8 Great States and Territories for the 8 Aussie kids born with a heart defect every year…

With 3 marathons completed, his next run is in the Blackmores Sydney Marathon on the…

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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 line with these changes, we’ve updated our privacy policy to include more information about how we collect and store your information, how we might use that informatio…

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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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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…

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Teen camp 2014 is OVER…but not forgotten!

Teen Camp 2014 is over and by all accounts so far was a resounding success. Keep an eye on this page and we will post a full report and photos when available. We will also let you know on Facebook when this is published.

Thanks to all ou…