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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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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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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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07 Jul

AIME National Hoodie Day

AIME National Hoodie Day

AIME Mentoring. Hoodie Day is a chance for the whole nation to don an AIME (Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience) hoodie and spread the message of Indigenous success. Every limited edition hoodie sold brings AIME closer to working with 10,000 Indigenous kids each year across Australia by 2018.

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09 Jul

Cars 3 - Movie Fundraiser for Oxfam

Cars 3 - Movie Fundraiser for Oxfam

Everybody wins at this fun school holiday event! Tickets are cheaper than buying at a regular cinema session, and all proceeds from the event will be donated to Oxfam. Come join us for a school holiday screening of Cars 3 to raise money for Oxfam. When: Sunday 9th July at 1pm Where: Cygnet Cinema, 16 Preston Street, Como Cost: $15 per ticket, or $50 for four

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10 Jul -
16 Jul

National Diabetes Week

National Diabetes Week

Diabetes Australia. Each year Diabetes Australia celebrates National Diabetes Week to raise awareness about diabetes in Australia. The campaign aims to educate Australia of the risk factors for type 2 diabetes and how type 2 can be prevented.

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13 Jul -
16 Jul

Velothon Sunshine Coast

Velothon Sunshine Coast

Immerse yourself in everything you love about cycling! Based out of a dedicated Velo Clubhouse on the Mooloolaba Beachfront, riders will hit the roads in either the 1 Day or 3 Day Velo events. Fantastic roads and routes, managed roads, King of the Mountain and Sprint stages, all combined with a perfect riding climate and sublime scenery in makes for a world class event.

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When:
12:00pm - 12:00pm
More:
https://www.msmegaswim.org.au/

15 Jul -
16 Jul

FRANKSTON MS 24 HOUR MEGA SWIM!

Dive in and join the Frankston MS 24 Hour Mega Swim to fight multiple sclerosis on 15th July 2017. The MS 24 Hour Mega Swim is a fun team relay event and it is suitable for all ages and abilities- sign up with your friends and family today! Website: https://www.msmegaswim.org.au/

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17 Jul -
23 Jul

National Farm Safety Week

National Farm Safety Week

Farmsafe Australia's Operations Centre. National Farm Safety Week aims to raise awareness of farm safety issues in rural communities across Australia.

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