Remembering the Fallen – Remembrance Day 2017

Remembering the Fallen – Remembrance Day 2017
​This 11 November 2017 will mark the 99th anniversary of the Armistice which ended the First World War (1914–18). On this day of November every year, people around the world observe one minute's silence at 11 am in memory of those who died or suffered in all wars and armed conflicts. In Australia, the Remembrance Day Nation...
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Mental Health Awareness and Home Care

Mental Health Awareness and Home Care
Mental Health Awareness is promoted through World Mental Health Day which takes place every year on the 10th October. ​In Queensland this was celebrated with Mental Health Week taking place from Sunday 8 October to Saturday 14 October and in New South Wales with Mental Health Month during October. One in five Australians will be...
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World Alzheimer's Day – 21 September 2017

World Alzheimer's Day – 21 September 2017
World Alzheimer's Day, September 21st of each year, is a day on which Alzheimer's organizations around the world aim to raise awareness about Alzheimer's and dementia.Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, a group of disorders that impairs mental functioning. it is often called a family disease, because the chronic stress of ...
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Prostate Cancer Awareness Month 2017

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month 2017
September is International Prostate Cancer Awareness MonthTo mark the month and shine a light on the disease, Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA) is lighting up famous landmarks in cities across Australia with the colour blue. PCFA is asking Australia to get involved in helping create awareness, and raise the much-nee...
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Daffodil Day Friday 25 August 2017

Daffodil Day Friday 25 August 2017
It's Daffodil Day today, Friday 25th August, a day on which Cancer Council raises awareness and funds to help cure cancer.​With 1 in 2 Australians being diagnosed with cancer before the age of 85, cancer is experienced by just about everyone in our community. Most of us know someone affected by cancer. Every day, around 350 Australians ar...
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