We are sad to announce that Rob Lutter has given notice of his resignation as CEO of HeartKids to pursue other opportunities.
An $18 million investment from the Government will support six research projects that aim to reduce the impact of congenital heart disease.
HeartKids have some Q&As regarding COVID 19 and CHD. We continue to monitor the advice of the Australian Department of Health.
HeartKids have updated information for heart kid families but we continue to monitor the advice of the Australian Department of Health.
MarketPlace Fresh donates sale of strawberries to HeartKids. Delicious!
The 2019 AGM will be held at 6pm (AEST) on Tuesday 17th December 2019
Just a reminder that nominations for the Board of Directors close on Sunday 22nd September
Expressions of interest for Teen Camp have opened for Medical / Clinical / Allied Health Volunteer for Teen Camp 2020. Registrations close 15th August
HeartKids are proud to announce applications are open for the Medical Research Future Fund - Accelerated Research - Congenital Heart Disease
Skating At and Logistics Events Australia hosted our HeartKid families across Australia for a fun session of ice skating.
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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 ...
Part 3: "As Joshua got stronger, during this period we started seeing a lot of ‘firsts’ and milestones. When you’re robbed of ‘normal’ and living day-to-day and even hour-to-hour, when the milestones happen it’s extra special and we made sure to cel ...
Part 2: First 2 months in hospital - Joshua David was in the Royal Children’s Hospital for the first 111 days of his life.
David Chalmers gives us an insight into their son's journey with HLHS, AVSD & Aortic Valve Atresia - Part 1 Diagnosis to Birth