About Us

About Us

Get to know people behind Heart Support Australia

Who we are

Heart Support Australia is a national not-for-profit organisation providing support, information, and encouragement to people who have been affected by a heart event.

The National Office supports Heart Support Australia’s role as a peak body while our network of Peer Support Groups across Australia provides on-the-ground support, particularly to those in remote, regional and rural areas.

Of the 4.2 million Australians living with a heart condition, 1.2 million are also diagnosed with heart disease. These Australians are five to seven times more likely to suffer future heart events than those who are not diagnosed. Through peer support we can help prevent a secondary event.

Your support can help Heart Support Australia reach these Australians and provide them with the programs and services they need to improve their quality of life and help reduce their risk of a secondary heart event. Help us to build our network so we can help those who need our help.

Board of directors

Heart Support Australia is governed by a board of directors who bring with them a wealth of knowledge and experience. Together they are responsible for the overall governance and strategic direction of the organisation.

Working closely with the CEO, the board plays a key role in delivering Heart Support Australia’s mission to support cardiac event survivors and their carers as they navigate the transition from hospital to home and beyond. Our programs, made possible by the generous support of our donors and volunteers, seek not only to improve the quality of life for our members but ultimately reduce their risk of a secondary cardiac event.

National Office

Heart Support Australia National Office is located in Canberra and is managed by Chief Executive Officer Judy Ford

Judy Ford

Judy Ford

Chief Executive Officer

Melissa Thompson

Melissa Johnson

Administration Officer

Alison Lamb

Alison Lamb

National Community Fundraising Manager

Constitution of HSA

Download the Constitution of Heart Support – Australia Limited

Our partners

Global Heart Hub
John James
Solve CHD