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Mr Stephen Halliday

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Mr Stephen Halliday


Stephen Halliday has more than thirty years’ experience in a successful career across media, politics, government and government relations. 

As a government relations specialist he has worked for fourteen years as a Director with Hawker Britton he worked with clients across the widest range of industry sectors including Lockheed Martin, ASC, AGL, Statoil/ Equinor, Macquarie Bank, Telstra, Oracle, HPE, Optus, QBE, Lion, Adelaide Brighton, The Salvation Army, Mission Australia, DP World, Bunnings, Heathgate Resources and Serco. 

Stephen was Mike Rann’s Chief of Staff as both Premier and Opposition Leader in South Australia (1994-2004). This followed a career including work as a Media Adviser to both Governments and Oppositions in South Australia and as a journalist in TV and radio at the ABC.  

Stephen has a BA (Journalism) and is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD)

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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 updated10 March 2024