Health Calendar

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
01 Sep 2019 to 30 Sep 2019  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

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


Footy Colours Day
01 Sep 2019 to 30 Sep 2019  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 →


Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) Awareness Month
01 Sep 2019 to 30 Sep 2019  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

September marks Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) Awareness Month – help Lung Foundation Australia raises awareness about the signs, symptoms and support. We have a number of ... more →


Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
01 Sep 2019 to 30 Sep 2019  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 2019 to 30 Sep 2019  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Dementia Awareness Month is Dementia Australia’s national awareness-raising campaign held every year throughout September.  Its aim is to encourage all Australians to become more aware of ... more →


Dress Blue for Asthma
01 Sep 2019 to 30 Sep 2019  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

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


Liptember
01 Sep 2019 to 30 Sep 2019  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 →


Big Red Kidney Walk
01 Sep 2019 to 30 Sep 2019  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

On Sunday, 8 September 2019, step out in red at your local Big Red Kidney Walk. The Big Red Kidney Walk is Kidney Health Australia’s ... more →


Steptember
04 Sep 2019 to 01 Oct 2019  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 →


Community and Primary Health Care Nursing Week
16 Sep 2019 to 23 Sep 2019  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

CPHCNW raises awareness of the current and potential contribution of community and primary health care nursing to the health care system and highlights its impact ... more →


Talk Like a Pirate Day
19 Sep 2019  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Talk Like a Pirate Day™, nationally recognised as the major fundraiser for Childhood Cancer Support, is an opportunity to polish ye hook and say “AHOY ... more →


World Heart Day
29 Sep 2019  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 →


Shoctober
01 Oct 2019 to 31 Oct 2019  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Participate in SHOCTOBER and help beat cardiac arrest. About 90 people are affected by sudden cardiac arrest outside the hospital every day in Australia (33,000 victims ... more →


Safe Work Month
01 Oct 2019 to 31 Oct 2019  In category: , , , , , , , ,

Safe Work Australia was established in 2008 to develop national policy and guidance for WHS and workers’ compensation. Since ... more →


Polio Awareness Month
01 Oct 2019 to 31 Oct 2019  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 →


Mental Health Month
01 Oct 2019 to 31 Oct 2019  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

 Mental Health Month is celebrated each year in the month of October in NSW. This awareness month encourages all of us to think about ... more →


Lupus Awareness Month
01 Oct 2019 to 31 Oct 2019  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 →


Odd Socks Day
04 Oct 2019  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Odd socks day…because anyone can have an odd day, is a light-hearted approach to reminding people that anyone, at any time, can have an odd ... more →


Diabetes Australia Walk to Work Day
04 Oct 2019  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

The objectives of Diabetes Australia Walk to Work Day are:// ... more →


Amputee Awareness Week
04 Oct 2019 to 11 Oct 2019  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Australia has an appalling record when it comes to lower limb amputations resulting from type 2 diabetes. In fact we have the second highest rate ... more →