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Super Boss Day Rap Jumping

Super Boss Day Rap Jumping was a huge success.

Dressing up in your super hero costume to forward abseil down a seven-story building. What were we thinking??  It was exciting, petrifying and every other emotion all rolled into one.

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Super Boss Day Off the Cuff Lunch

On Friday 26 May HeartKids hosted a very special Off The Cuff Corporate Lunch to coincide with this year’s Super Boss Day.

It was special for a couple of very important reasons.

Firstly, we were very fortunate to have as our guest s…

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Mother’s Day at RCH

On Mother’s Day HeartKids distributed 60 gift bags to mothers with children on the cardiac ward and PICU at The Royal Children’s Hospital.

We would like thank everyone who provided donations for the bags. The mothers really appreciated …

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Family Coping Program

The Heart Child Family Coping program will take parents/carers on a journey of hope, empowerment, and resilience.

Details:
Program for Parents/Carers of children with a heart condition
Two x half day sessions
Run by Health Care profe…

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Summer Magazine

Our Summer 2016/2017 magazine is available to read online – please click on the image below.

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Starting School

When any child starts school or moves on to high school, it can be an exciting but stressful time for parents. When your child is also a heart child who has faced many challenges, it makes all these feelings more intense. Most principals…

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HeartKids consolidates into one national organisation

After more than 35 years providing support to heart kids, their families and the broader community, six individual State-based HeartKids organisations will merge into one on 1 November 2016.  This important milestone will allow HeartKids,…

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Isaiah’s CHD Story

Isaiah’s Congenital Heart Disease journey began like most heart child stories I have read, at the 20 week ultrasound. After two relatively “normal” pregnancies my wife Helena and I went in for what we thought would be a routine ultras…

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National Teen Camp returns in 2017!

HeartKids is extremely pleased to announce we will be holding a National Teen Camp from Friday 20 to Monday 23 January 2017.

The camp is open to heart teens aged 13 to 17 from all over Australia, and will be held in Western Austra…

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Winter Magazine

Our winter magazine is available to read online.  Read about the Two Feet and a Heartbeat Charity Walk, our Masquerade Gala, One HeartKids and much more!

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