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The 2024 July 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 July
    Dry July
    Challenges people to abstain from drinking alcohol for the month of July to support adults living with cancer. Why not start off Dry July with our microsession on “Alcohol – How Much is Too Much and How to Cut Down”
  • All July
    The Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists Eye Foundation JulEYE campaign encourages all Australians to have their eyes tested in July. These can be done onsite.
  • 14-20 July
    National Diabetes Week
    Aims to raise awareness about the importance of early detection and early treatment for all types of diabetes.
    Diabetes is a major risk factor for heart disease. Get your heart health checked regularly and keep an eye on your diet and nutrition choices.
  • 21-27 July TBC
    Birth Trauma Awareness Week
    Aims to raise awareness about Birth Trauma and provide support for people with birth-related trauma. During this week, a WalkNTalk Fundraiser is run. This encourages the community to come together and share their stories of birth trauma while raising funds and awareness.
  • 22-28 July
    National Pain Week
    Each year Chronic Pain Australia, the national voice of people living with chronic pain, organises National Pain Week to champion the needs of the many Australians living with some form of chronic pain.
  • 24 July
    Stress Down Day
    Stress Down Day is Lifeline’s annual fundraising campaign held in July. People are encouraged to participate in stress reducing, fun activities. These might include listening to music, reading, exercise, yoga, meditation, or other activities. Mental health is an important component in stress reduction, why not give someone the tools to help?
  • 28 July – 4 August
    Donate Life Week
    DonateLife week is a key part of the Australian Government’s national reform program to increase organ and tissue donation and transplantation outcomes.

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