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This list of events has been compiled with information supplied by organisations arranging the event or activity. Please contact the relevant organisation for further information.


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January 2018

26 Australia Day

February 2018

1-28Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
1-28Childhood Heart Disease Awareness Month
1-29 FebFast
4 World Cancer Day
13 Anniversary of the apology
TBCHealthy Weight Week
14 National Condom Day
28Teal Ribbon Day

March 2018

1-31 Epilepsy Awareness Month
1-31 March in Yellow
6Clean Up Australia Day
8International Women's Day
10Kidney Health week
11-17 (TBC)World Glaucoma Week
TBCClose the Gap Day
9-11 (TBC)World's Greatest Shave
20 World Oral Health Day
21 World Down Syndrome Day
21 Harmony Day
24 (TBC)Earth Hour 8.30pm

April 2018

TBCApril No Falls
1-30 Go Blue for Autism in April
1 Smile Day
7 World Health Day
11 World Parkinson's Day
25 ANZAC Day

May 2018

1-31 Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month
1-31 Thyroid Awareness Week
1 Kiss Goodbye to MS
TBCHeart Week
TBCMotor Neurone Disease Week
6 World Asthma Day
6 Starlight Day
TBCBike Week
13-19 (TBC)Schizophrenia Awareness Week
12 International Nurses Day
13-19Food Allergy Week
13Mother's Day Classic
TBCPrivacy Awareness Week
TBCWalk Safely to School Day
TBCAnnual Under Eights Week
21-28 Palliative Care Week
24Australia's Biggest Morning Tea
25World MS Day
26 Sorry Day
26-2 June Reconciliation Week
29 White Wreath Day
31 World No Tobacco Day

June 2018

1-30 Bowel Cancer Awareness Month
3 Mabo Day
4-8 (TBC)Queensland Week
11-17Men's Health Week
14 World Blood Donor Day
17 (TBC)MS Brissie to the Bay Bike Ride
18-24World Continence Week
21 Red Apple Day
30 Red Nose Day

July 2018

1-31 Dry July
3-9 Sleep Awareness Week
1-8NAIDOC Week
8-14 (TBC)Diabetes Week
TBCPituitary Awareness Week
23-29 (TBC)Pain Week
28 World Hepatitis Day
29-5 August DonateLife Week

August 2018

1-31 Tradies National Health Month
1-7 World Breastfeeding Week
4 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children's Day
4 Jeans for Genes Day
6-12 Dental Health Week
7-13 Haemochromatosis Awareness Week
21 Queensland Health Cancer Forum – Data, do you see what I see
25 Daffodil Day
TBC Healthy Bones Action Week
TBC Hearing Awareness Week

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
3-10 Cardiomyopathy Awareness Week
3-7Women's Health Week
4-10 Superhero Week for Muscular Dystrophy
4-10 Idiopathic Hypersomnia Awareness Week
4-10Stroke Week
6 (TBC)Health and Physical Education Day
8 (TBC)White Balloon Day
14 (TBC)R U OK? Day
TBCStay in Bed Day
TBCLegacy Week
TBCWorld 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
4-10 Amputee Awareness Week
6 World Cerebral Palsy Day
TBCWorld Mental Health Day
11Sunnies for Sight Day
TBC World Thrombosis day
TBCBrisbane to the Gold Coast Cycle Challenge
TBCCarers Week
TBC Sock it to Suicide Week
TBCRide2Work Day
20 (TBC)World Osteoporosis Day
TBCVeterans' Health Week
TBCInternational Lead Poisoning Prevention Week of Action
TBC Pink Ribbon Day
26Bandanna Day
TBC MS Moonlight Walk
TBC Nutrition Week

November 2018

1-30 Movember
1-30 Lung Cancer Awareness Month
1-30 ALPHA-1 Awareness Month
TBCAntibiotic Awareness Week
14 World Diabetes Day
17World Pancreatic Cancer Day
19 International Men's Day
25 White Ribbon Day
TBCSkin 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: 16 November 2017

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