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by Fiona Anderson (subscribe)
A Melbourne based writer who is a travel junkie, dedicated foodie and emerging photographer.
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A hearty idea for Valentine's Day
Here's a great way to express your love this Valentine's Day. Buy a $10 love lock with a metal heart tag attached and the proceeds will go to the Heart Foundation.

The Heart Foundation is a charity dedicated to fighting the single biggest killer of Australians – heart disease. For over 50 years, the Heart Foundation has led the battle to save lives and improve the heart health of all Australians. Their aim is to achieve a world where people don't suffer or die prematurely because of heart disease. 82% of their funding comes from public donations.

Lock in the Love fundraiser for the Heart Foundation
Buy a $10 love lock and help out the Heart Foundation


Buying a lock is a great way to pledge eternal love to your Valentine, remember a loved one, celebrate a new relationship or mark a relationship milestone. Whatever the reason, every love lock sold will help the Heart Foundation to save more hearts and more lives.

How can you buy one of these locks? There will be two heart installations in Melbourne:

Queensbridge Square, Southbank:
10th February, midday – midnight
11 – 14th February, 8am – 11pm

Collins Square, 727 Collins Street:
9 – 12th February, 9am – 4pm.

Lock in the Love fundraiser for the Heart Foundation
Attach your personalised love lock to one of the two installations in Melbourne


Buy a lock, personalise it with a message to your loved one, and lock it onto the specially built love lock installations. The giant heart installation in Queensbridge Square reaches nearly 3.8 metres in height!

Look out for the high energy Spandy Andy who will make a special appearance as Cupid at Collins Square on Friday 12th February and at Queensbridge Square on Friday 12th and Saturday 13th February.

Can't make it, but want to Lock in the Love? Love locks are available to buy from the Heart Foundation's online shop.

Lock in the Love fundraiser for the Heart Foundation
If you can't make it to the 'love installations', buy your love lock online


Want to be involved but not quite ready to publicly declare your love yet? The Heart Foundation needs volunteers to help out with their love installations. Click here to find out more.
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Why? Express your love while helping a great cause.
When: Queensbridge Square, Southbank: 10th Feb midday – midnight, 11-14th Feb 8am-11pm; Collins Square, 727 Collins Street: 9–12th Feb 9am–4pm
Phone: (03) 9321 1554
Where: 2 locations: Collins Square, 727 Collins St; and Queensbridge Square, Southbank
Cost: Love locks cost $10
Your Comment
A great idea. The "LOVE" locks will make an amazing sculpture.
by Gayle Beveridge (score: 3|7970) 1650 days ago
They should reattatch the removed locks from Southbank. Heartless, moneymaking scammers 😭
by neptu (score: 0|4) 1647 days ago
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