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Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
01 Sep 2018 to 30 Sep 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia is asking Australia to get involved and help create awareness and raise ... more →


Dementia Awareness Month
01 Sep 2018 to 30 Sep 2018  In category: , , , , , , ,

This year Dementia Awareness Month will be in September. The theme will focus on brain health and the week will feature Dr Kristine Yaffe, MD giving a ... more →


Footy Colours Day
01 Sep 2018 to 30 Sep 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Footy Colours Day is a national fundraising campaign held during the month of September where participants are encouraged to wear their favourite team’s colours and ... more →


Big Red Kidney Walk
01 Sep 2018 to 30 Sep 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

The Big Red Kidney Walk is a series of walks around Australia to raise much-needed funding to better treat and prevent  kidney disease. Across Australia, thousands ... more →


Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
01 Sep 2018 to 30 Sep 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Did you know that September is International Childhood Cancer Awareness Month? In Australia, more than ... more →


Liptember
01 Sep 2018 to 30 Sep 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

A campaign dedicated to raising funds and awareness for women's mental health. Liptember sell official lipsticks throughout participating retailers and encourage women register online and seek ... more →


Dress Blue for Asthma
01 Sep 2018 to 30 Sep 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Dress Blue for Asthma is a great way show to your support for people living with Asthma.   It can be as ... more →


World Alzheimer’s Month
01 Sep 2018 to 30 Sep 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

World Alzheimer's Month is the international campaign by Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) every September to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia. World Alzheimer's ... more →


Steptember
04 Sep 2018 to 01 Oct 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Steptember is an exciting new health and wellness initiative designed to improve your fitness and have a positive impact on the lives of people with ... more →


Sleep Awareness Week
24 Sep 2018 to 01 Oct 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Sleep Awareness Week 2018 is from Monday 24 September until Monday, 1 October 2018.   Sleep Awareness Week more →


World Heart Day
29 Sep 2018  In category: , , , , , , ,

World Heart Day takes place on 29 September every year and is a chance for people across the globe to take part in the world's ... more →


Breast Cancer Awareness Month
01 Oct 2018 to 31 Oct 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

October, Australia’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, provides an opportunity for us all to focus on breast cancer and its impact on those affected by the ... more →


Ocsober
01 Oct 2018 to 31 Oct 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Ocsober is a fundraising initiative that encourages people to give up alcohol for the month of October.  Ocsober supports Life Education and their iconic mascot Healthy ... more →


Polio Awareness Month
01 Oct 2018 to 31 Oct 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Wear Orange for World Polio Day each year falls on or near the birthdate of Jonas Salk (28 October). World Polio Day aims to increase awareness ... more →


Girls’ Night In
01 Oct 2018 to 31 Oct 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Every day in Australia around 50 women are diagnosed with breast or a gynaecological cancer. Whether it’s selling merchandise, volunteering on Pink Ribbon Day or ... more →


Mental Health Month
01 Oct 2018 to 31 Oct 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

MHA co-ordinates Mental Health Month in NSW, providing information and resources to the community during October every year to promote good mental health and wellbeing. ... more →


National Safe Work Australia Month
01 Oct 2018 to 31 Oct 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

National Safe Work Month, held in October each year, aims to improve awareness of work health and safety, encourage discussion about safety at work and ... more →


International Day of Older Persons
01 Oct 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

"By 2050, the number of older persons will be twice the number of children in developed countries, and the number of older persons in developing ... more →


Walktober
01 Oct 2018 to 31 Oct 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

October is Australia’s walking month! With the winter months behind us, it is a great time to get outside, join up with family and friends, ... more →


Lupus Awareness Month
01 Oct 2018 to 31 Oct 2018  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

The first Lupus Awareness observance occurred in 1977 when President Carter signed Public Law 95-72 which declared September 18-24, 1977 as National Lupus ... more →