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About Us

Australian Heart Research is dedicated to supporting vital medical research into the prevention, early detection, and better ways of treating heart disease.

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Our Mission

One Australian dies from heart disease every 12 minutes. This is a confronting statistic and one that we are trying to change with the help of our generous supporters.

Research takes time, dedication, skill and continued support. With the help and dedication of the community, we can continue helping world-class research teams progress their research from labs to hospitals as soon as possible.

Our focus is to deliver optimal disease prevention strategies, improved diagnostics, treatments and hospital care to patients around Australia.

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Our Group

Australian Heart Research is a charity of The Hospital Research Foundation Group.

The Group supports over 50 areas of medical research and patient care and fights for cures, better treatments and improved care in our hospitals. Our Group includes a number of charities, giving our supporters choice and ensuring more funds go towards improving detection rates, treatment, management and finding cures.

Our administration costs are covered by THRF Group’s commercial business activities, which boosts funds to heart research each year. As a supporter, you can be proud that all your donation gets to the cause.

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Your support of AHR has an even bigger impact.

The Hospital Research Foundation Group

We support over 50 areas of medical research and patient care and fight for cures, better treatments and improved care in our hospitals.

Donor Choice

Our Group includes a number of charities, giving our supporters choice and ensuring more funds go towards finding cures and improving care.

Larger Impact

For every $1 you donate to AHR, we provide over $5 in grants to lifesaving research and patient care.

Together Fight

This is because our administration costs are covered by The Hospital Research Foundation Group’s commercial business activities, which also boosts our funds to research and patient care each year.

Our Charities

The Hospital Research Foundation Group has many charities – giving you the choice to support an area of research or patient care that matters most.

The Team

Our People

We are passionate about supporting world-class medical research to find cures and improve care for families here in Australia and around the world.

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Our Financials

We understand the importance of trust and transparency to our supporters. Please find our Annual Reports which include our audited financial statements.

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Board and Governance

Our Board members are responsible for the overall governance, management, and strategic direction of the organisation.

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