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April Falls Day/Month
01 Apr 2018 to 30 Apr 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

The theme for 2018 April Falls Day aims to highlight the importance of nutrition and hydration for older people; reducing the risk of malnutrition, dehydration ... more →


Australian Heritage Week
18 Apr 2018 to 20 May 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

The 2017 Australian Heritage Festival theme is Having a Voice and we invite communities across NSW to tell their stories through different voices, recognising the ... more →


Ride To Cure Diabetes
20 Apr 2018 to 22 May 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

JDRF One Ride will take you on a journey through some of Australia’s most scenic cycling territory — South Australia’s Barossa Valley. Be part of ... more →


World Immunization Week
23 Apr 2018 to 29 Apr 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

World Immunization Week – celebrated in the last week of April – aims to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages ... more →


International Guide Dog Day
25 Apr 2018  In category: , , , , , , , ,

International Guide Dog Day celebrates the critical role that these working dogs play in enabling people with impaired vision to get around safely and independently. International ... more →


Patient Experience Week
26 Apr 2018 to 27 Apr 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Patient Experience Week is an initiative of the Beryl Institute to celebrate healthcare staff impacting patient experience everyday. Inspired by members of the Institute community, ... more →


World Day for Safety and Health at Work
28 Apr 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Saturday 28 April is World Day for Safety and Health at Work and Workers’ Memorial Day. This is a day for promoting safety and health ... more →


Pay it forward day
28 Apr 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Pay It Forward Day is a global initiative that exists to make a difference by creating a huge ripple of kindness felt across the world. ... more →


MAYDAYS for Eating Disorders
01 May 2018 to 31 May 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

MAYDAYS for Eating Disorders is Butterfly’s major fundraising and awareness campaign which takes place nationally throughout the month of MAY to raise vital funds for ... more →


Lung health Awareness Month
01 May 2018 to 31 May 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

May marks Lung Health Awareness Month and we are raising awareness about the importance of lung health and the signs and symptoms of lung disease. ... more →


Kiss Goodbye to MS
01 May 2018 to 31 May 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Make Multiple Sclerosis a thing of the past and kiss goodbye to MS - the event on everyone's lips during May! Wear red lipstick, dare others ... more →


Tracky Dack Day – Dack Up and Donate!
01 May 2018 to 31 May 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

In May, Australian schools, clubs and workplaces will once again 'dack up' to raise funds for those kids in hospital who are distressed and needing ... more →


PJ Day – World Asthma Day
01 May 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

PJ Day is a fundraising and awareness day in May of each year supporting Asthma Foundation Queensland and New South Wales. Supporters wear their pyjamas ... more →


Domestic Violence Prevention Month (Queensland)
01 May 2018 to 31 May 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month is an annual event held each May to raise community awareness of the social and personal ... more →


Thyroid Awareness Month
01 May 2018 to 31 May 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

The Australian Thyroid Foundation (ATF) today celebrates the start of the first ‘Thyroid Awareness Month’ during May, as it calls on all Australians ... more →


Neurofibromatosis Month
01 May 2018 to 31 May 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

The Children’s Tumor Foundation celebrates NF Awareness Month and World NF Awareness Day (May 17th) for lots of reasons: to put NF in the national ... more →


International Midwives’ Day
05 May 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Midwives around the world celebrate the 'International Day of the Midwife' on May 5th every year. The aim of the day is to celebrate midwifery ... more →


World Hand Hygiene Day
05 May 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Save Lives: Clean Your Hands incorporates a global annual day to focus on the importance of improving hand hygiene in health care with WHO providing ... more →


World Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Day
05 May 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

World Pulmonary Hypertension Day is an annual global event to raise awareness of pulmonary hypertension (PH), a severe condition affecting the lungs and heart. A rare ... more →


Tourette Syndrome Awareness Week
06 May 2018 to 12 May 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Tourette Syndrome, (TS), is a neurological disorder characterised by involuntary, irresistible body movements and vocalizations. It is complex and individual in its effect. People with TS ... more →