Month of February - Red Feb Month, Heart Research Australia
RedFeb is a fun and active way to show your support for Heart Research. As a part of Heart Research Month, Heart Research Australia are asking Australia to put their heart into raising funds and increasing awareness of Australia’s biggest killer – heart disease
Month of February - FebFast 2014 – a pause for the better, FebFast
FebFast challenges you to take a 28 day break from alcohol, sugar, caffeine or digital overload and raise funds for youth addiction.
14 February - Heart Research Day, Heart Research Australia
17-23 February - Australia’s Healthy Weight Week, Dieticians Association of Australia
Australia’s Healthy Weight Week (AHWW) raises awareness of the importance of achieving and maintaining a healthy weight and a healthy lifestyle.
23 February - 2 March - DonateLife Week, Organ and Tissue Authority
This DonateLife Week, the Organ and Tissue Authority is asking you to have the chat with your loved ones so that they know your donation decision. You also need to ask and know their donation decision.
- 26 February - Teal Ribbon Day - Ovarian Cancer Australia
Each year in Australia Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month is held in February to raise awareness of ovarian cancer and to recognise women, their families and friends affected by ovarian cancer.
Just for fun - 11 February is International Make a Friend Day.
14 February is Valentine’s Day.
- Month of March - National Epilepsy Awareness Month, Epilepsy Australia
- 6 March - Change Day 2014, Change Day
Change Day is all about each of us Making a Pledge to do one thing (or many things) to improve the health and wellbeing of others.
- 9-15 March - World Glaucoma Week, Glaucoma Australia
- 10-16 March - International Brain Awareness Week, Brain Foundation
The importance of Brain Awareness Week is to educate the public about the importance of brain research as without research there is no cure. There are over 1,000 diseases and disorders of the brain and most do not have a cure.
- 13 March - World Kidney Day, Kidney Health Australia
- 26 March - Purple Day for Epilepsy Awareness, Epilepsy Australia
Purple day is a grassroots effort dedicated to increasing awareness about epilepsy worldwide. On 26 March each year people from around the globe wear purple to spread the word about epilepsy.
Just for fun - 1st March is World Compliment Day.