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Motor Neurone Disease Global Day

Friday, 21 June 2024

MND Australia is the national peak body of state organisations that support those living with and impacted by Motor Neurone Disease (MND). Since 1983, they have been the voice of the MND community. Their national and international networks help increase understanding of the disease and advocate for the needs of those affected. They fund world-class research for better treatments, improved care, and ultimately, a cure.

Every year, the International Alliance of ALS/MND Associations celebrates 21 June as the global day of recognition of ALS/MND – a disease that affects people in every country of the globe.

 

Crazy Hair Day

Monday, 29 July 2024

Ready to go crazy and raise awareness about cystic fibrosis? Crazy Hair Day is an annual fundraising event held in schools across Australia. 

International Wheelchair Day

Saturday, 01 March 2025

International Wheelchair Day is always the 1st of March. It is an annual day of events and activities around the World when wheelchair users celebrate the positive impact a wheelchair has on their lives.

World Down Syndrome Day

Friday, 21 March 2025

World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD), 21 March, is a global awareness day which has been officially observed by the United Nations since 2012.


Purple Day for Epilepsy Awareness

Wednesday, 26 March 2025

Celebrated annually on March 26, Epilepsy Awareness Day, or Purple Day was created to increase the public’s understanding of this brain disorder and to eliminate the fear and stigma surrounding it.

 

World Autism Awareness Day

Wednesday, 02 April 2025

April 2, World Autism Awareness Day, has been an officially sanctioned United Nations General Assembly Day of Observance since 2008.

World Asthma Day

Friday, 02 May 2025

World Asthma Day is an annual event organized by the Global Initiative for Asthma to improve asthma awareness and care around the world. World Asthma Day takes place on the first Tuesday of May. 

International Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Week

Monday, 12 May 2025 - Sunday, 18 May 2025

May 12th is the Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) International Awareness Day. On this special day, we highlight how you can support the millions of people who suffer from ME/CFS. ME/CFS is a serious, long-term illness that affects many-body systems.

World Autoimmune and Auotinflammatroy Arthritis Day

Tuesday, 20 May 2025

Aimed at raising awareness about autoimmune and autoinflammatory diseases that show up with arthritis as a major component.

 

Spinal Health Week

Tuesday, 20 May 2025 - Monday, 26 May 2025

National Spinal Health Week (20-26 May 2024) is an initiative of the Australian Chiropractors Association (ACA) to educate Australians about spinal health for EveryBODY.