This February we are raising funds to support the fight against one of the leading causes of death in infants in Australia, congenital heart disease. There is no known cure.
The Hon Greg Hunt, Minister for Health launched the Action Plan in Parliament.
MarketPlace donates sale of strawberries to HeartKids
HeartKids is excited to announce the appointment of a new CEO
On Sunday 4 November, a team of inspiring heart champions will proudly fly the HeartKids flag at the 2018 Noosa Triathlon.
Public Consultation Period is now Closed!
HeartKids is partnering with the childhood heart disease community to deliver Australia's first National Action Plan for Childhood Heart Disease (the Plan).
This year’s HeartKids Family Formal organised by the Victorian Youth Advisory Committee was held on Saturday 18 August at Bayview on the Park. The Formal provided a way for young people living with a heart condition to integrate their family, friends ...
HeartKids is here to help you and your family navigate your congenital heart disease journey offering a comprehensive free information service for people of all ages.
It is with sadness that we announce that Mark Brooke will be leaving us as CEO of HeartKids. We are sure you will join us in thanking Mark for his leadership over the last two years.
Thank you to all our wonderful supporters who backed our teen's and young adults with CHD during their Teen Camp. Lots of fun was had by all.
HeartKids Grants-in-Aid Program will provide $273,000 to support a range of new Australian research projects into congenital and acquired childhood heart disease in 2018.
Support kids, teens and adults impacted by congenital or acquired heart disease today by sending a gift now!
(All donations above $2 are tax-deductible!)
HeartKids can assist with information about your hospital stay, for example information on available accommodation, meals, and transport and parking. In some cases we can assist families financially in these areas. We can also assist with information ...
Finding out that your child or unborn baby has a heart condition can be overwhelming.
Many cases of congenital heart disease are diagnosed before a baby is born during an ultrasound scan in pregnancy. In some babies heart problems will be detected a ...
Two Feet & A Heartbeat serves as a tribute and celebration of the four lives lost to congenital heart disease every week in Australia. For over 35 years HeartKids has been working with families who have experienced the loss of a child or young person ...
Childhood heart disease is a lifelong journey and can affect your life in every way. We understand it’s a lifelong journey and one you take with your family and friends.
HeartKids recognises that children and teens impacted by congenital heart di ...
For the first time ever, and due to medical advances, there are now more adults living with congenital heart disease than there are children - meaning, more are surviving than ever before.
Although this is fantastic news, we are faced with a new ...
HeartKids receives no government funding and we are only able to continue the life-changing work that we do with the generous support from the general public. HeartKids is proud to have committed over $3,000,000 of funding for research projects looki ...
Our Guest Blogger HeartKid Elle was very involved from a community perspective in the National Strategic Action Plan for Childhood Heart Disease..here are her thoughts on the process.
Our Guest Blogger HeartKid Elle shares her tips and tricks for exercising - from an amateurs point of view
Our New Guest Blogger HeartKid Elle shares her tips and tricks for getting ready for surgery, what to expect during your hospital stay and at home.