Aboriginal and Torres-Strait Islander Cardiac Health Fact Sheet

Whilst Aboriginal men have a higher burden of heart disease in comparison to women (68.3% vs 41.7% respectively)…

A Young Woman Shares Her Battle with Heart Valve Disease

4 February 2019
Candice Tarter was only 16 when rheumatic fever led to serious heart issues, and four open-heart surgeries over the next 12 years.

Counselling Online

Operated by Turning Point in Victoria and funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health, Counselling Online provides assistance to Australian residents concerned about alcohol & other drugs.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

Helping to close the gap by providing the evidence base to inform practice and policy in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health

Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia

Rheumatic heart disease is chronic damage to the valves in the heart caused by repeated cases of acute rheumatic fever. This can be prevented.