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Do Something's guide to community events

20 Apr -
22 Apr

JDRF One Ride

JDRF One Ride

JDRF One Ride will take you on a journey through iconic cycling territory — South Australia’s Barossa Valley. Be part of a weekend where the love of cycling meets lasting camaraderie and the shared goal of achieving something great. Your ride will power type 1 diabetes research and help JDRF speed life-changing breakthroughs for Australians living with this disease.

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22 Apr

Earth Day

Earth Day

Earth Day Network Earth Day is a celebration of the environment we all share. It also acts as a day of conservation awareness. Earth Day 2018 is dedicated to providing the information and inspiration needed to fundamentally change human attitude and behavior about plastics.

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01 Apr -
30 Apr

World Parkinson's Awareness Month

World Parkinson's Awareness Month

April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month and in its honour, events are taking place all over the world to raise more awareness and vital funds for research into better treatments & ultimately a cure.There are a few ways to get involved this April – by hosting your own event, becoming a corporate sponsor, or hosting an event at your workplace. Get Involved Together we can make a difference!

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When:
07:00am - 11:00am
Access:
Free parking, Wheelchair access, Accessible toilets, Guide dog friendly
Phone:
0288754673
Email:
megan.thomas@dementia.org.au
More:
http://www.memorywalk.com.au

22 Apr

Melbourne Memory Walk & Jog 2018

Melbourne Memory Walk & Jog 2018

Dementia Australia is thrilled to hosting our annual Memory Walk & Jog in Melbourne. This year we’re heading to Westerfolds Park, Templestowe on Sunday April 22, 2018. Register for the 5km walk, 5km run or 10km timed run and help us help those impacted by dementia by joining us for the race. The condition of dementia will have the greatest social and economic impact.in our time.

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24 Apr -
30 Apr

World Immunisation Week

World Immunisation Week

World Immunization Week – celebrated in the last week of April – aims to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease. Immunization saves millions of lives and is widely recognized as one of the world’s most successful and cost-effective health interventions. Today, there are still 19.4 million unvaccinated and under-vaccinated children in the world.

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25 Apr

International Guide Dog Day

International Guide Dog Day

International Guide Dog Day is a day to celebrate the empowering effect of guide dogs on the lives of blind and vision impaired individuals. As highly trained and skilled animals, guide dogs allow their guardians to feel secure and safe. Check out the Guide Dogs Australia website to learn more about the role of Guide Dogs, problems faced by their owners and how you can support them today.

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25 Apr

Anzac Day

Anzac Day

ANZAC Day is more than a commemoration of the day ANZAC troops landed on the beach at Gallipoli in 1915. it is a day of remembrance for all Australians who served and died in all wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations.

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When:
06:30pm - 08:00pm
Access:
Wheelchair access, Accessible toilets, Guide dog friendly
Email:
nsw.getactive@amnesty.org.au
More:
https://www.amnesty.org.au/events/get-active-april-2018/

26 Apr

Get Active with Amnesty NSW! April 2018

Get Active with Amnesty NSW! April 2018

If you want to be involved in human rights activism, Get Active is the perfect way to introduce yourself to Amnesty NSW and find out about volunteer opportunities. This is the opportunity for you to experience Amnesty NSW, ask questions, learn about our work – and have some food. What do you want to do? What can you do? Get Active!

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29 Apr -
05 May

Heart Week

Heart Week

Each year the Heart Foundation uses Heart Week as an opportunity to shine a spotlight on the problem of heart disease and to help improve the heart health of all Australians.

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When:
07:00am - 11:00am
Access:
Free parking, Wheelchair access, Accessible toilets, Guide dog friendly
Phone:
0288754673
Email:
megan.thomas@dementia.org.au
More:
http://www.memorywalk.com.au

29 Apr

Geelong Memory Walk & Jog 2018

Geelong Memory Walk & Jog 2018

Dementia Australia is thrilled to be returning to Geelong for the annual Memory Walk & Jog. This year we’re headed back to Barwon Valley Park, Belmont on Sunday April 29, 2018. The first 500 people to register will receive a FREE Memory Walk & Jog event T-shirt! Register for the 2.8km walk, 6km walk or 10km run and help us help those impacted by dementia by joining us in the race.

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01 May

Work Asthma Day

Work Asthma Day

World Asthma Day is an annual event organized by the Global Initiative for Asthma with a goal to improve asthma awareness and care around the world. About 1 in 10 people in Australia suffer from asthma, and in 2014, asthma caused the deaths of 419 Australians. Asthma deaths are largely preventable. Visit the website to see how you can help.

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01 May -
31 May

Miracle Month of May

Miracle Month of May

Miracle Babies Foundation To raise awareness and funds for premature and sick newborns, their families and the hospitals that care for them.

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01 May -
31 May

Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month

Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month

Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month is held during May each year to raise community awareness and promote a clear message that domestic and family violence will not be tolerated in our communities.

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01 May -
31 May

Neurofibromatosis Awareness Month

Neurofibromatosis Awareness Month

Neurofibromatosis Month is about building public awareness of a disease deserving of national attention. As one of Australia's most common genetic conditions, Neurofibromatosis (NFT) is characterised by the growth of benign tumours anywhere where there are nerve cells. The month will be jam packed with information events and fundraisers so check out the website for details.

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01 May -
31 May

Thyroid Awareness Month

Thyroid Awareness Month

Are you familiar with how your thyroid affects your health? Thyroid Awareness Month aims to educate all Australians about the importance of good thyroid health and role of hormones in controlling our metabolism. All Australians need to be more aware of their thyroid health and to see their doctor for thyroid testing.

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01 May -
31 May

Crohns & Colitis Awareness Month

Crohns & Colitis Awareness Month

Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Month is the biggest time of the year for raising local and national awareness about Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, known as Inflammatory Bowel Disease. 100% of funds raised goes towards supporting people with this condition and for further research for a cure.

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01 May -
31 May

Art for Epilepsy

Art for Epilepsy

Art for Epilepsy brings together the talented artists of Australia in support of those impacted by epilepsy. We have a mixture of well established and prominent Australian artists, as well as emerging talent and up and coming artists. Each work contains the colour purple, the internationally recognised colour for epilepsy. Grab yourself an original piece of art for a great cause!

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01 May -
31 May

Mercy May

Mercy May

Mercy Ships Australia This May, join with Mercy Ships to help women in Africa by hosting a Mercy May event. Helping is easier than you think! Just get your friends together for a good time and raise money for a great cause in the process. There are so many ideas for the kind of Mercy May event you can hold. All you have to do is pick one.

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03 May

Wild Koala Day

Wild Koala Day

Wild Koala Day May 3 2018: Homes For Everybody. In 2018 Koalas live wild and free in Australia. But for wild koalas to have a future we have to ensure that their homes in The Bush are protected. There is room for us and them. Better planning is the answer. The Australian Bush is a treasure for us all, not a wasteland to be bulldozed by big developers.

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