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Love your lungs – Lung health Awareness Month
01 Nov 2017 to 30 Nov 2017  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

November is lung health awareness month worldwide and Lung Foundation Australia is working tirelessly to make lung health a priority for all Australians. This is ... more →


Movember Australia
01 Nov 2017 to 30 Nov 2017  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Movember is all about bringing back the moustache, having fun and doing it for a serious cause; men's health, specifically prostate cancer, testicular cancer and ... more →


Asbestos Awareness Month
01 Nov 2017 to 30 Nov 2017  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

‘Get to kNOw Asbestos this November’ aims to educate Australians about the dangers of asbestos in and around homes because Australia has one of the ... more →


Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
01 Nov 2017 to 30 Nov 2017 

Raising pancreatic cancer awareness can be done as an individual or group all year long, but it is especially important during Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month in November. It ... more →


Skin Cancer Action Week
19 Nov 2017 to 25 Nov 2017  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Each year Cancer Council Australia and the Australasian College of Dermatologists come together for National Skin Cancer Action Week. With two in three Australians diagnosed ... more →


White Ribbon Day
25 Nov 2017  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

White Ribbon is Australia’s only national, male led Campaign to end men’s violence against women. Vision All women live in safety free from all forms of ... more →


International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women
25 Nov 2017  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

"I welcome the chorus of voices calling for an end to the violence that affects an estimated one in three women in her lifetime. I ... more →


World AIDS Day
01 Dec 2017  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

World AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year. It raises awareness across the world and in the community about the issues surrounding HIV ... more →


Decembeard
01 Dec 2017 to 31 Dec 2017  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Decembeard® Australia: real men growing beards. Beards aren't just for hipsters, those with tattoos, men that ride motorbikes or people that are too lazy ... more →


International Day of Persons with Disabilities
03 Dec 2017  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

International Day of People with Disability is an opportunity for the community to make positive changes to the lives of 4 million Australians. 3 December is ... more →


International Volunteer Day
05 Dec 2017  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

International Volunteer Day (IVD) is celebrated each year on 5 December and was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1985. IVD provides volunteer ... more →


Human Rights Day
10 Dec 2017  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December. It commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the ... more →


Australia Day
26 Jan 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

The tradition of having Australia Day as a national holiday on 26 January is a recent one. Not until 1935 did all the Australian states ... more →


Big Red BBQ
26 Jan 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Looking to make a difference this year? Consider hosting your very own Big Red BBQ in support of Kidney Health Australia. You can hold your Big ... more →


World Leprosy Day
28 Jan 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

For more than 50 years, on the last Sunday of January, thousands of people across the globe have stopped to remember those who suffer the ... more →


Ovarian Cancer Month
01 Feb 2018 to 28 Feb 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Each year in February Ovarian Cancer Australia runs a national Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month campaign to highlight the symptoms of ovarian cancer and to raise ... more →


Don’t wait until it’s too late
01 Feb 2018 to 28 Feb 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Bowel Cancer Australia's annual public awareness campaign is aimed at raising awareness of bowel cancer and encouraging more Australian's to screen for the disease.... more →


FebFast
01 Feb 2018 to 28 Feb 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

FebFas is the humble little campaign that achieves big things.  Feel Sharper, fitter and healthier all whilst raising money to tackle youth addiction. Pick a challenge: ... more →


World Wetlands Day
02 Feb 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

The international theme for World Wetlands Day 2017 is Wetlands for disaster risk reduction. This theme will be reflected in the February 2017 edition of ... more →


World Cancer Day
04 Feb 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

World Cancer Day is a chance to raise our collective voices in the name of improving general knowledge around cancer and dismissing misconceptions about the ... more →