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September 2018

1-30 Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
1-30 Dementia Awareness Month
1-30 Blue September
1-30 International Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
1-7 (TBC) Asthma Awareness Week
1-7 Spina Bifida Awareness Week
2-8Legacy Week
3-10 Cardiomyopathy Awareness Week
3-7 Women's Health Week
4-10 Superhero Week for Muscular Dystrophy
4-10 Idiopathic Hypersomnia Awareness Week
4-10 Stroke Week
5 Health and Physical Education Day
8 (TBC) White Balloon Day
12-132018 Partners in Prevention Forum
13R U OK? Day
TBC Stay in Bed Day
29World Heart Day

October 2018

1-31 Anxiety and Depression Awareness Month
1-31 Breast Cancer Awareness Month
1-31 Ocsober
1-31 Shoctober - Defibrillator National Awareness Month
1-31 Pink Ribbon Breakfast
1-31 Girls Night In
1-31 Great Cycle Challenge
1-31 Polio Awareness Month
1-31 Walktober
1-7Sleep Awareness Week
1-9Veterans' Health Week
4-10 Amputee Awareness Week
6Moonlight Walk
6 World Cerebral Palsy Day
10World Mental Health Day
11 Sunnies for Sight Day
TBC World Thrombosis day
14Brisbane to the Gold Coast Cycle Challenge
TBC Carers Week
TBC Sock it to Suicide Week
18Ride2Work Day
20         World Osteoporosis Day
20-26International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week of Action
TBC Pink Ribbon Day
26 Bandanna Day
TBC Nutrition Week

November 2018

1-30 Movember
1-30 Lung Cancer Awareness Month
1-30 ALPHA-1 Awareness Month
5-8HiMSS AsiaPac18 
TBC Antibiotic Awareness Week
14 World Diabetes Day
17 World Pancreatic Cancer Day
19 International Men's Day
25 White Ribbon Day
TBC Skin Cancer Action Week

December 2018

1-31 Decembeard
1 World Aids Day
3 International Day of Persons with Disability


The Department of Health does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the contents of the calendar and accepts no responsibility for any loss arising from its use. Before engaging in any activity associated with the listed events, confirmation of the date should be sought from the relevant organisation.

Last updated: 13 September 2018