Federal Budget submission 2018-19

This pre-Budget submission advances a suite of good, practical policy proposals that plug significant gaps in the nation’s current approach to preventing, treating and managing a leading killer of Australians – cardiovascular disease. 

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) comprises a number of individual diseases, including coronary heart disease, stroke, heart failure, arrhythmias, congenital conditions, hypertensive disease and peripheral vascular disease.

Heart Foundation Federal Budget Submission 2018-19 (PDF)

World No Tobacco Day 2018

Tobacco smoke is one of the main risk factors for heart disease and is responsible for 12% of the burden of cardiovascular disease in Australia. 

Learn more about the work being done to end tobacco use in Australia.

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