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Heart Matters

A community-based project delivering heart health education in Victorian communities at high risk of heart attack

Key takeaways

  • The Heart Matters project aims to save lives by educating people about heart attack warning signs and when to call Triple Zero (000).
  • Local Heart Matters Coordinators deliver free education sessions to people living in high-risk Victorian communities.
  • Book in your community group or business for a free education session today.

Did you know that one in four people don’t know a single heart attack warning sign, and one in two people delay calling Triple Zero (000) by over two hours?

This is where Heart Matters comes in.

Heart Matters is being delivered in regions of Victoria with the highest risk of heart attack, and low levels of heart health knowledge and ambulance use. Local Heart Matters Coordinators deliver free heart health education sessions to community groups and businesses.  

What is a Heart Matters education session?

Heart Matters education sessions can be as formal or informal as you like. Speak with your Heart Matters Coordinator about what sort of session will work best for your group or business.

The session will cover the following topics:

  • the warning signs of a heart attack
  • what to do if you or someone you know has those warning signs
  • how to reduce your risk of having a heart attack.

What you learn in a Heart Matters session could save your life, or the life of someone close to you.  

To book your FREE Heart Matters session for your community group or business

  COMPLETE BOOKING FORM  

OR contact your local Heart Matters Coordinator.

Heart Matters regionContact
Greater BendigoGeorgie Redmond
georgie.redmond@heartfoundation.org.au
0427 619 589
CampaspeAnita Stirling
anita.stirling@heartfoundation.org.au
0437 996 092
WyndhamJames Nigro
james.nigro@heartfoundation.org.au
(03) 8667 5109
Maribyrnong yourheartmatters@heartfoundation.org.au

To find out if Heart Matters is coming to your Victorian region in the future, contact 
yourheartmatters@heartfoundation.org.au  

You can also order our free heart attack warning signs resources on our online shop.

Heart Matters is a partnership project between the Heart Foundation and

                  

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