Health Calendar

PJ Day
01 Jun 2019 to 31 Aug 2019  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Every winter Asthma Australia hosts its PJ Day event, an event held in support of the 2.5 million Australians living with asthma, many of whom ... more →


Dry July
01 Jul 2019 to 31 Jul 2019  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Dry July is a fundraiser that challenges you to go booze-free for a month to support adults living with cancer. It helps you get healthy ... more →


JulEYE
01 Jul 2019 to 31 Jul 2019  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Get your eye's tested this julEYE. Seventy-five percent of vision loss is preventable or treatable if detected early enough, yet every 65 minutes an Australian ... more →


National Diabetes Week
14 Jul 2019 to 20 Jul 2019  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

National Diabetes Week is about tackling Australia’s fastest growing chronic disease - type 2 diabetes. Around 1.7 million Australians currently live with diabetes and a ... more →


Wound Awareness Week
15 Jul 2019 to 21 Jul 2019  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Wound Awareness Week is raising awareness of chronic wounds across Australia.  This year’s theme “Let’s Talk About Wounds” encourages people to start a conversation with ... more →


National Pyjama Day
19 Jul 2019  In category: , , , , , , , ,

National Pyjama Day is all about wearing your favourite pair of PJ's to help The Pyjama Foundation raise much-needed awareness and funds for children in ... more →


National Pain Week
22 Jul 2019 to 28 Jul 2019  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Welcome to National Pain Week 2019! Each year Chronic Pain Australia, the national voice of people living with chronic pain, organises National Pain Week to ... more →


White Ribbon Night
26 Jul 2019 to 28 Jul 2019  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

One woman a week is killed at the hands of a current or former partner in Australia. One in four children are exposed ... more →


Donate Life Week
28 Jul 2019 to 04 Aug 2019  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

DonateLife Week is Australia’s national awareness week to promote the importance of organ and tissue donation and to encourage people to register their donation decision. Led ... more →


World Hepatitis Day
28 Jul 2019  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

In 2016 Australia became a world leader in access to new treatments to cure hepatitis C, which is available under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) ... more →


National Tree Day
29 Jul 2019  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Planet Ark recently celebrated 22 years of National Tree Day and Schools Tree Day - Australia's largest community tree-planting and nature care event. Tree Day is ... more →


Tradies National Health Month
01 Aug 2019 to 31 Aug 2019  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Tradies National Health Month aims to raise awareness of the risks posed to those who work in trade occupations – among individuals, their families, employers ... more →


World Breastfeeding Week
01 Aug 2019 to 07 Aug 2019  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

This year's World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) theme, 'Breastfeeding Support: Close to Mothers', highlights Breastfeeding Peer Counselling. Even when mothers are able to get off to ... more →


Jeans 4 Genes Day
02 Aug 2019  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Each year, Australians unite by wearing their favourite jeans and outdoing each other with crazy denim outfits, and donating money or purchasing merchandise, to support genetic ... more →


Homeless Person’s Week
04 Aug 2019 to 10 Aug 2019  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Homelessness Week is an annual week coordinated by Homelessness Australia (HA).  It is used to raise awareness of people experiencing homelessness and the issues these ... more →


National EOS Awareness Week
04 Aug 2019 to 10 Aug 2019  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Every year, ausEE hosts National EOS Awareness Week (4 - 10 August 2019) to raise awareness for eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders (EGIDs) in Australia. ... more →


National Missing Persons Week
04 Aug 2019 to 10 Aug 2019  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

National Missing Persons Week is an annual event to raise awareness of the significant issues associated with missing persons, and help reduce the incidence and ... more →


Dental Health Week
05 Aug 2019 to 11 Aug 2019  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Dental Health Week, which takes place in the first full week of August, is the Australian Dental Association’s major annual oral health promotion event. Its ... more →


Dying to know day
08 Aug 2019  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Dying to Know Day events activate conversations and curiosity, build death literacy and help grow the capacity of individuals and community groups to take action ... more →


International Day of the Worlds Indigenous People’s
09 Aug 2019  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

There are an estimated 370 million indigenous people in the world, living across 90 countries. They make up less than 5 per cent of the ... more →