Awareness

Give A Voice To All Children

February 8 2024

From 5-11 February 2024, Children’s Mental Health Week underscores the critical importance of nurturing the emotional well-being of our children. With mental health challenges affecting a significant portion of youth globally, this campaign serves as a beacon for raising awareness and fostering support. Through various activities and educational endeavours, Children’s Mental Health Week empowers children,...


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Empowering Women this Cervical Cancer Prevention Week 2024

January 18 2024

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week is an annual event that aims to raise awareness about cervical cancer, its prevention, and the importance of regular screenings. In 2024, the campaign takes centre stage from 22-28 January 2024. Organised by various health organisations and advocacy groups, this week serves as a crucial opportunity to educate women about cervical...


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This December Be Bold For Bowel Cancer

December 8 2023

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month is a crucial initiative in Australia, typically held in June. However, in a unique twist for December, we have DecemBeard and DecembHair! These campaigns aim to raise awareness about Australia’s second deadliest cancer and encourage everyone to take action. Key Facts: Bowel cancer claims the lives of 103 Australians every week, totaling 5,350 people annually. 299 Australians are...


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Combating Resistance Together: World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2023

November 20 2023

As we navigate the challenges of the 21st century, one of the most pressing global health threats is antimicrobial resistance. To shed light on this critical issue, the World Health Organization (WHO) has designated this week as World Antimicrobial Awareness Week. Running from November 18th to 24th, the campaign aims to raise awareness about the...


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Perinatal Mental Health Awareness Week: Fostering Connection Through Conversation

November 12 2023

As we approach Perinatal Mental Health Week, the focus is on a theme that deeply resonates with the challenges and triumphs of the perinatal journey: “Connection Through Conversation.” Organised by Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia (PANDA), this year’s emphasis is on the power of dialogue to break down barriers, reduce stigma, and build supportive communities...


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Healthy Bones Action Week (21-27 August 2023)

August 21 2023

Most people don’t think about their bones until they have a fracture or until they reach older age. However, bones are living tissue, constantly in a state of renewal, so building and maintaining bones is a lifelong matter. This year’s initiative held from 21-27 August encourages Australians to think about their bone health. Primary school...


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Go Dry This July!

June 30 2023

Gather your spirits, mates! It’s that time of the year again when we come together to embark on a transformative and soul-stirring experience called Dry July. This noble initiative, rooted in compassion and camaraderie, invites individuals to give up alcohol for the entire month of July while raising funds to support those affected by cancer....


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Raising Bowel Cancer Awareness in Australia

June 21 2023

In Australia, June 21st is a day dedicated to raising awareness about bowel cancer known as Red Apple Day. Organised by Bowel Cancer Australia, this initiative aims to encourage individuals and communities to come together, wear a red apple pin, and support the fight against this preventable disease. Understanding Bowel Cancer: Bowel cancer, also referred...


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Men’s Health Week 2023: Embracing Healthy Habits for Australian Men

June 12 2023

Men’s Health Week, an annual campaign in Australia, focuses on men’s health issues and promotes the adoption of healthy habits. With this year’s theme, “Healthy Habits,” the campaign highlights the importance of cultivating positive lifestyle choices for Australian men’s overall well-being. Men’s Health Week acknowledges the unique health challenges faced by men and aims to...


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It takes 30 minutes or less to conduct a Heart Health Check.

May 1 2023

Don’t delay prevention. Take three simple steps to help keep Australian hearts healthy. EHeart Week is a campaign that raises awareness about heart health on a national scale in Australia. It takes place during the first week of May each year and presents an occasion for healthcare professionals and the general public to initiate discussions...


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