Who We Are

HeartKids is the only national profit for purpose charity dedicated to supporting children, teens and adults affected by congenital/childhood heart disease all across Australia. We also fund life-saving research, provide information and advocate for these families’ needs.

Our support is a commitment for life, because there is no cure. People with congenital/childhood heart disease face unique challenges for their entire life.

Vision Statement

Supporting heart kids through life.


HeartKids is the ‘compass’ to help you navigate your congenital/childhood heart journey throughout your lifetime.

Our Values

  • Care
  • Collaborate
  • Lead
  • Perform
  • Think

Guiding Principles

  • Person and family centred
  • Evidence based and informed
  • Collective action
  • Addressing health inequities
  • Accountable governance
  • Wellness focus
  • Sustainable


Click here to view our complete Strategic Plan for 2017 – 2020 (PDF 1.9MB).

Click here to view our Annual Impact Report 2016-2017  (PDF 4.4MB) (PDF 4.4MB)