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Spinal Health Week

Monday, 20 May 2024 - Sunday, 26 May 2024

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.

 

World MS Day

Thursday, 30 May 2024

World MS Day brings the global MS community together on 30 May to share stories, raise awareness and campaign with everyone affected by multiple sclerosis (MS).

World Blood Donor Day

Friday, 14 June 2024

World Blood Donor Day, celebrated on 14 June every year, serves to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products and to thank voluntary unpaid blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood. 

 

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.