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Bowel Cancer Awareness Month
01 Jun 2017 to 30 Jun 2017  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Show your support by helping us raise awareness during Bowel Cancer Awareness Month (formerly Bowel Cancer Awareness Week) - an annual public education initiative of Bowel Cancer Australia ... more →


Lipoedema Awareness Month
01 Jun 2017 to 30 Jun 2017  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Worldwide June is Lipoedema Awareness Month. Each June we seek coverage in the media to raise awareness in the general population. We find this often helps women find ... more →


Men’s Health Week
12 Jun 2017 to 18 Jun 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Men's Health Week was started in the United States by the US Congress in 1994 to heighten awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early ... more →


Red Nose Day
30 Jun 2017  In category: , , , , ,

Red Nose Day, held annually on the last Friday in June, is the major fundraiser for SIDS and Kids. Funds raised through Red Nose Day ... more →


Dry July
01 Jul 2017 to 31 Jul 2017  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 2017 to 31 Jul 2017  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 →


NAIDOC Week
02 Jul 2017 to 09 Jul 2017  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC is ... more →


Sleep Awareness Week
03 Jul 2017 to 09 Jul 2017  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Sleep Awareness Week 2017 is from Monday, 3 July 2017 until Sunday, 9 July 2017.   Sleep Awareness Week more →


National Diabetes Week
09 Jul 2017 to 15 Jul 2017  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 →


National Pain Week
24 Jul 2017 to 30 Jul 2017  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

National Pain Week is convened by Chronic Pain Australia. We are dedicated to reducing the social and other barriers to living with chronic pain. We ... more →


World Hepatitis Day
28 Jul 2017  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

WHO World Hepatitis Day is marked to increase the awareness and understanding of viral hepatitis and the diseases that it causes. It provides an opportunity ... more →


White Ribbon Night
28 Jul 2017  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Friday 28 July is White Ribbon Night! White Ribbon Night is our major fundraising campaign, and supports our national domestic violence primary prevention campaign. ... more →


Donate Life Week
30 Jul 2017 to 06 Aug 2017  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 →


National Missing Persons Week
30 Jul 2017 to 05 Aug 2017  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 →


Infant Massage Week
31 Jul 2017 to 06 Aug 2017  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

The first week of August is Infant Massage Awareness Week. This is the perfect opportunity for members across the country to highlight the benefits that ... more →


World Breastfeeding Week
01 Aug 2017 to 07 Aug 2017  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 →


Tradies National Health Month
01 Aug 2017 to 31 Aug 2017  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 →


Dental Health Week
01 Aug 2017 to 07 Aug 2017  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 →


Jeans 4 Genes Day
04 Aug 2017  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 →


National EOS Awareness Week
06 Aug 2017 to 12 Aug 2017  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Every year, ausEE hosts National EOS Awareness Week to raise awareness for eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders (EGIDs) in Australia.  With your help, we can spread the word, help ... more →