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Working closely with the Heart Research Institute

We are excited to be collaborating and supporting the Heart Research Institute as they undergo ground-breaking research into childhood-onset heart disease.

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Gyton Grantley Announced as Ambassador for HeartKids

We are excited to have renowned Australian actor Gyton Grantley join the team to advocate for all in our Community.

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Minister Hunt Announces CHD Research Grant Recipients

An $18 million investment from the Government will support six research projects that aim to reduce the impact of congenital heart disease.

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update Q&A

HeartKids have some Q&As regarding COVID 19 and CHD. We continue to monitor the advice of the Australian Department of Health.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

HeartKids have updated information for heart kid families but we continue to monitor the advice of the Australian Department of Health.

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Drakes Supermarkets - Heroes for HeartKids

Capes, masks and lycra tights may be an unusual sight in Drakes Supermarkets but on Friday 31 May, customers were treated with staff and management channelling their inner super heroes for HeartKids.

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National Strategic Action Plan for Childhood Heart Disease Launched

The Hon Greg Hunt, Minister for Health launched the Action Plan in Parliament.

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HeartKids funds ground-breaking new research

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.

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More genetic services needed

Parents of babies born with heart disease should be offered specialised cardiac genetic counselling to reduce risk, prevent future disease and improve treatment outcomes, according to world-first research led by UNSW, UTS and the Sydney Children’s Ho ...

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Childhood Heart Disease National Action Plan

Implementing the first Childhood Heart Disease National Action Plan and pledge from government for a National Childhood Heart Disease Mission.

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