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SHD 2017 PHOTO CHALLENGE

The Sweetheart Day Photo Challenge

Sweetheart Day 2017 is fast approaching! In less than a month on February 14 we raise awareness and funds through our annual flagship campaign, Sweetheart Day.

It’s such an important event for us and we hope to reach as many Australi…

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The ANZ Fontan Registry – how you can help

One of the most significant areas of research HeartKids is currently supporting is the The ANZ Fontan Registry .  Many of the leading Surgeons, Cardiologists and researchers in Australia and New Zealand have a huge interest in this projec…

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Please meet Mark Brooke – HeartKids’ new CEO

This week for ‘Our People’ we are really excited to be able to introduce you to our new CEO Mark Brooke.  Mark has been with us for 4 weeks and has been busy getting to know the national HeartKids team.  Mark has spent 30 years leadin…

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The Heart of Social Media

 

The power of social media to connect those who need each other most during life’s most challenging times is extraordinary! HeartKids relies on social media to communicate, connect and care. At the heart of our amazing online c…

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Noosa Triathlon 2016 – A HUGE success!

Thanks to Jess in our Queensland office for this week’s blog post.

Recently a team of 70 triathletes of all abilities took part in the Noosa Triathlon!  They not only reached their fundraising target of $85,000, but exceeded this,…

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Meet Dr Lisa Selbie – Chair of our Research Advisory Committee

HeartKids is extremely proud of our research program and we are delighted and honoured to be in a position to be able to help facilitate the research work of some brilliant doctors and scientists.  The face of our organisation most people …

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Family Support – the Heart of HeartKids

This week we are going to introduce those of you who haven’t already met her to Tracy Stanley.  Tracy is the Family Support Manager at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne and as such is a familiar face to many of our families.

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HeartKids around the country

Another month is nearly over – where has the year gone?

This week we are filling you in on some of what has been going on around Australia in recent weeks.  We have so much happening all the time, and limited space to keep you all upd…

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Exciting news from the Northern Territory

This week we have news from the Northern Territory thanks to Maryanne Noon.

 

Thanks to recent funding provided by The QBE Foundation, our operations in the Northern Territory have now expanded beyond metropolitan Darwin to i…

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Associate Professor Nadine Kasparian

With growing recognition of the importance of child and family mental health, this week we are going to update you on the work of Associate Professor Nadine Kasparian.  A/Professor Kasparian is a medical psychology researcher at UNSW …

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