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Mr Mario D’Orazio

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Mr Mario D’Orazio


Mario D’Orazio has more than 40 years’ experience in media as a journalist, including print as a reporter and columnist, radio as a producer and talkback presenter, and TV as a reporter, presenter and executive producer of news, current affairs programs and lifestyle programs. He was managing director of Channel 7 Perth for more than seven years, and has wide experience in commercial and not-for-profit boards including government, education and the arts. His current directorships include the ABC National Board, the Australia Council for the Arts. He is chairman of the Australian Institute of Management WA and the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts.  

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Our Board

The role of the Board is to provide strategic oversight and direction for the Heart Foundation’s activities and ensure that those organisational activities are directed towards achieving its vision of an Australia free of heart disease and its mission to prevent heart disease and improve the heart health and quality of life of all Australians through our work in prevention, support and care and research.

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Governance overview

The Heart Foundation is a National Health Promotion Charity with offices in each state and territory. The National Heart Foundation of Australia (Heart Foundation) is a Company Limited by Guarantee.

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Leadership Team

The Heart Foundation leadership team brings together experience from commercial, government and charity sectors to lead our fight for all Australian hearts.

Last updated14 March 2024