Our History

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1984

The Heart Transplant Club was founded by a small group of early transplants recipients at St.Vincent's Hospital in Sydney.

1986

The Club’s changed it's name to Australian Heart/Lung Transplant Association.

 

1991


The committee decided to register the association as a tax deductable charity. 

1998


Was a growing year for AHLTA as we had many new members.

 

2006


With funds donated to and raised by the AHLTA, and after an arrangement with the Trustees of St Vincent's & Mater Hospitals, AHLTA house was officially opened.

2012


AHLTA’s financial assistance was introduced to further support the members.

 

2013


AHLTA celebrates 30 years of working with heart and lung recipients and their families.

Today


We remain committed to support heart and lung transplant recipients and their families to ensure they have a healthy and active life.