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23 Jun -
25 Jun

Katherine to Darwin Challenge

Katherine to Darwin Challenge

Total Recreation NT Inc. Up to fifty riders will complete the over 300km demanding route over 3 consecutive days. The aim is raise funds for Total Recreation, a community based not for profit organisation that provides opportunities for people with disability to participate in sporting and recreational activities.

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20 Jun -
26 Jun

World Continence Week

World Continence Week

More than 4.8 million Australians experience bladder or bowel control problems. The Continence Foundation of Australia's vision is to have a community free of the stigma of incontinence. We provide information on funding, referral and products. We also offer free resources for individuals, carers and professionals to help treat bladder and bowel control problems.

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01 Jun -
30 Jun

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Awareness Month

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Awareness Month

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common virus that infects people of all ages and is usually harmless to people with a healthy immune system. CMV is the leading preventable viral cause of developmental disabilities. June is the time to raise awareness of CMV and to improve lives.

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01 Jun -
30 Jun

 Burns Awareness Month

Burns Awareness Month

The Julian Burton Burns Trust is Australia's leading non-profit organisation dedicated to burn injury. We are committed to influencing social change to reduce the incidence and impact of burn injury. Burn injury is one of the top 3 causes of accidental death in children under five years of age and one of the 3 most common injuries suffered by an Australian each year.

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01 Jun -
30 Jun

Lipoedema Awareness Month

Lipoedema Awareness Month

Donations are desperately needed to assist with research into the cause of Lipoedema. There is so far no gene identified as responsible. 80% of the donations raised by this campaign are to be contributed to research in regard to Lipoedema, whilst the remaining 20% will be used by LASS for our primary purposes of education, support and advocacy for women with Lipoedema.

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01 Jun -
30 Jun

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

Bowel Cancer Australia There are more than 14,000 reasons to support Bowel Cancer Australia - one for each person whose life will be changed when they are diagnosed with bowel cancer, and that's just in one year. Show your support by helping us raise awareness during Bowel Cancer Awareness Month (formerly Bowel Cancer Awareness Week) - an annual public education initiative of Bowel Cancer.

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24 Jun

Red Nose Day

Red Nose Day

SIDS and Kids Red Nose Day is the national fundraising event day for SIDS and Kids held throughout the month of June. Red Nose Day provides critical funding for a 24-hour bereavement support service, community education to reduce incidents of SIDS and fatal sleeping accidents, and research into areas such as SIDS and stillbirth.

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26 Jun

Bravehearts 777 Marathon - Perth

Bravehearts 777 Marathon - Perth

Lace up your running shoes and get involved in this year's Bravehearts 777 Marathon by running the 777 Marathon in your home state. Held from 26 June - 2 July, the mighty Bravehearts 777 will see runners of all abilities participate in marathons in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Hobart, Canberra and Kingscliff with the event culminating in Australia's largest marathon on the beautiful Gold Coast.

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27 Jun

Bravehearts 777 Marathon - Adelaide

Bravehearts 777 Marathon - Adelaide

Lace up your running shoes and get involved in this year's Bravehearts 777 Marathon by running the 777 Marathon in your home state. Held from 26 June - 2 July, the mighty Bravehearts 777 will see runners of all abilities participate in marathons in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Hobart, Canberra and Kingscliff with the event culminating in Australia's largest marathon on the beautiful Gold Coast.

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28 Jun

Bravehearts 777 Marathon - Canberra

Bravehearts 777 Marathon - Canberra

Lace up your running shoes and get involved in this year's Bravehearts 777 Marathon by running the 777 Marathon in your home state. Held from 26 June - 2 July, the mighty Bravehearts 777 will see runners of all abilities participate in marathons in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Hobart, Canberra and Kingscliff with the event culminating in Australia's largest marathon on the beautiful Gold Coast.

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29 Jun

Bravehearts 777 Marathon - Melbourne

Bravehearts 777 Marathon - Melbourne

Lace up your running shoes and get involved in this year's Bravehearts 777 Marathon by running the 777 Marathon in your home state. Held from 26 June - 2 July, the mighty Bravehearts 777 will see runners of all abilities participate in marathons in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Hobart, Canberra and Kingscliff with the event culminating in Australia's largest marathon on the beautiful Gold Coast.

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30 Jun

Bravehearts 777 Marathon - Hobart

Bravehearts 777 Marathon - Hobart

Lace up your running shoes and get involved in this year's Bravehearts 777 Marathon by running the 777 Marathon in your home state. Held from 26 June - 2 July, the mighty Bravehearts 777 will see runners of all abilities participate in marathons in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Hobart, Canberra and Kingscliff with the event culminating in Australia's largest marathon on the beautiful Gold Coast.

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01 Jul -
31 Jul

JulEYE

JulEYE

RANZCO Eye Foundation Get your eyes tested this JulEYE. 75% of vision loss is preventable or treatable if detected early enough, yet every 65 minutes an Australian loses part or all of their vision.

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01 Jul -
31 Jul

National Desexing Month

National Desexing Month

Unplanned litters contribute to the overpopulation of cats and dogs and if you choose not to desex your pet then you are inviting the possibility of your pet breeding. During National Desexing Month specials are offered to the general public for the month of July.

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01 Jul -
31 Jul

Dry July

Dry July

Dry July is a not-for-profit organisation determined to improve the lives of adults living with cancer through an online social community giving up booze for the month of July. It's a chance to raise awareness of individual drinking habits, the value of a balanced healthy lifestyle, a personal challenge, encourage positive change and an awareness of a healthy attitude to alcohol consumption.

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02 Jul -
09 Jul

NAIDOC Week

NAIDOC Week

NAIDOC NAIDOC stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee. NAIDOC Week is held in the first full week of July. It is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and an opportunity to recognise the contributions that Indigenous Australians make to our country and our society.

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02 Jul

NAIDOC Blak Markets at Barangaroo

NAIDOC Blak Markets at Barangaroo

The iconic Blak Markets will return to Sydney’s spectacular harbour headland park, Barangaroo Reserve to host a special Aboriginal art market on Sunday, 2 July. Taking place at the beginning of NAIDOC Week, the family-friendly event will be a vibrant celebration of Australia’s rich Aboriginal culture. Aboriginal artists from 11 remote Australian arts centres will bring their artworks, sculpture

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03 Jul -
09 Jul

Alopecia Awareness Week

Alopecia Awareness Week

Variety - the Children's Charity is all about helping Aussie kids be kids! Variety is championing Alopecia Awareness Week, raising awareness and raising funds to provide wigs to children effected by the condition. You can get involved by donating your hair to be made into a wig or hold a fundraiser to purchase a wig for a child.

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04 Jul -
10 Jul

Sleep Awareness Week

Sleep Awareness Week

The Sleep Health Foundation is Australia’s leading advocate for healthy sleep. It aims to improve people’s lives by promoting sleep, raising awareness of sleep disorders and building partnerships with organisations. Free, independent, expert-reviewed fact sheets on every aspect of sleep are available at www.sleephealthfoundation.org.au.

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