Who We Are

HeartKids is the only national profit for purpose charity dedicated to supporting children, teens and adults affected by congenital 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 known cure. People with congenital 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 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)