About us

We're fighting the single biggest killer of Australians – heart disease

The Heart Foundation is a charity dedicated to fighting the single biggest killer of Australians – heart disease. For over 50 years, we’ve led the battle to save lives and improve the heart health of all Australians. Our sights are set on a world where people don’t suffer or die prematurely because of heart disease.

What your donations achieve

Researcher Justin Hamilton talks about how Heart Foundation funding has supported his research into preventing heart attack and stroke.

More about Justin's research

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