Give heart to future generations by including Heart Research Australia in your Will.

If you are considering leaving a gift in your Will to Heart Research Australia we would like to thank you for your generosity and vision. Despite remarkable advances, heart disease is still the number one killer of Australians. Leaving Heart Research Australia a gift in your Will is one of the most valuable ways to ensure that we can continue our pioneering research well into the future.

Gifts in Wills are extremely important to our work. More than a quarter of our research is funded in this way and it enables the kind of long term planning which is essential in medical research where breakthroughs can take years to achieve.

We invite you to meet some of the ordinary Australians who are supporting heart research with a gift in their Will by viewing the video below. You can also click here to read further about why they chose to support us in this way.


Our booklet, A Will to Beat Heart Disease, provides a detailed guide to leaving Heart Research Australia a gift in your Will. It includes suggested wording for your Will and a list of questions to discuss with your professional adviser.

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Tell your loved ones and Heart Research Australia

If you are considering leaving a gift to Heart Research Australia in your Will, we would encourage you to talk over your wishes with your family and loved ones.

Letting your family know that leaving a gift to Heart Research Australia is important to you makes it more likely that your final wishes will be carried out. It is also important to advise any Executors and guardians of your wishes.

If you do decide to leave Heart Research Australia a gift in your Will, it is entirely your decision whether you choose to notify us or not.

However if you have made this important decision, we would welcome the opportunity to personally thank you and discuss which areas of our work you would most like to support.

You can choose to make your gift anonymous, or you may like to have it discreetly recognised in a manner of your choosing, perhaps one which will ensure your memory, and your generosity, live on into perpetuity.

Rest assured that we will never put you under any pressure and naturally, you have the unreserved right to change your mind at any time.

To let us know about a gift in your Will simply fill out the below form or contact our Philanthropy Manager, Rosemary Carrick on 02 9436 0056 or at All enquiries are treated with the utmost respect and confidence.


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