About us

Following demand from patients, carers and healthcare professionals, Arrhythmia Alliance (A-A) - Australia was registered in February 2013.

Arrhythmia Alliance (A-A) - Australia is a health promotion charity working to improve the diagnosis, treatment and quality of life for all those affected by arrhythmias. 

The aims of the charity are to promote:

  • Awareness of causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatments
  • Better understanding and education
  • Improved diagnosis, treatment and quality of life
  • Multi-centre and multi-disciplinary assessment  


We are a health promotion charity, with a vital mission to improve the diagnosis, treatment and quality of life for all those affected by arrhythmias. We work in partnership, to reduce deaths and impact on individuals caused by cardiac arrhythmias and their associated morbidities. For those diagnosed with an arrhythmia and managing the condition with medication or an implantable device, we work to ensure continued education, support and improvement for their physical and mental wellbeing.


The board members of the charity are Dr Gerald Kaye,  Mrs Trudie Lobban MBE FRCP Edin and Dr Stuart Thomas. Read more about the board members here.



Dr Gerald Kaye    

Mrs Trudie Lobban MBE FRCP Edin                 

Dr Stuart Thomas

A-A - Australia is a chapter of A-A in the UK which was founded by Trudie Lobban in 2004. Since then, A-A has become a truly international organisation, reaching across the globe to promote awareness of heart rhythm disorders and ensure the patient is at the centre of healthcare developments. Chapters are established in Sweden, Portugal, Czech Republic, Japan, Italy, China, Argentina, South Africa, Brazil, Uruguay and Mexico.

Click on the links below to view presentations about the organisation, the support we provide to raise awareness and education, and some of our plans for campaigns and patient advocacy.

An introduction to Arrhythmia Alliance - Australia

Patient advocacy in Australasia

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