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The 2023 August Health Calendar of major health awareness days is here!
Here are some ideas for health and wellness this month.
You can download the entire year in a format you can have up at your desk as well as a plain text version here.

  • All August
    Tradies National Health Month
    Tradies National Health Month focuses on educating and engaging tradies on the importance of full body health and safety.
    We have a range of training and resources that can be tailored to your workforce.
  • 4 August
    Jeans for Genes Day
    Australians unite on Jeans for Genes Day by wearing their favourite jeans, donating money and purchasing merchandise to support genetic research.
  • 7-13 August
    Dental Health Week
    The Australian Dental Association’s major annual oral health promotion event. Encourages everyone to think about their oral health.
  • 7-13 August
    National Stroke Week
    Stroke Foundation is encouraging Australians to discover how easy it is to fit healthy habits into their day and do their part to prevent stroke.
  • 11 August
    Red Nose Day
    Is the major fundraiser for SIDS and Kids and provides vital services and programs to the Australian community in this area.
  • 13 August
    Left Handers Day
    Raising awareness of the needs of lefthanders worldwide.
  • 18 August
    National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence
    The National Day of Action is Australia’s key anti-bullying event for schools and young people. We have a wide range of mental health resources, including seminars, mental health first aid training, booklets, free mental health posters and more.
  • 25 August
    Daffodil Day (Cancer Council)
    Daffodil Day raises funds to give all Australians hope for a cancer free future.

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