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Heart health submissions to Government

Every day we are lobbying government and industry to improve heart health.

We aim to address disparities in heart health so all Australians can live longer, healthier lives. So every day in each state and territory, we are lobbying government and industry to improve heart health.

Below is some of our current advocacy work.

Current advocacy activities

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