RARE DISEASE DAY – 29 FEBRUARY, 2020

Posted on Friday, 03 April 2020

Rare Disease Day takes place on the last day of February each year, this year being 29 February, with the main objective to raise awareness among the general public and decision-makers about rare diseases and their impact on people’s lives.

Organised by Rare Voices Australia.

CAIRNS:

Sunday, 23 February

Rare Disease Day Fun Run & Walk 2020, Cairns Esplanade @ 8.30am

Organised by Rare Friends FNQ  www.rarefriends.org

TOWNSVILLE

Saturday, 29 February  
Join MGAQ for Lunch @12 noon at The Avenues Hotel, Kirwan. All Welcome.
Hosted by Myasthenia Gravis Association of Qld – FreeCall 1800 802 568

BRISBANE

Thursday, 27 February 
The Story Bridge, Kangaroo Point will be lit Blue, Purple and Green

Thursday, 27 February 
The Victoria Bridge, South Brisbane will be lit Blue, Purple and Pink

Saturday, 29 February  
Brisbane City Hall, Adelaide St, Brisbane will be lit Blue, Pink and Green
The light up is organised by Rare Voices Australia  www.rarevoices.org.au

Saturday, 29 February  
MGAQ Coffee & Chat Get-Together @10.30am,
The Royal Hotel, 1259 Sandgate Road, Nundah

Saturday, 29 February  
Join MGAQ for Dinner at the Pig 'N' Whistle, @ 6.00pm,
Hosted by Myasthenia Gravis Association of Qld – FreeCall 1800 802 568

PERTH

Saturday, 29 February  
Rare Together Expo, Heathcote Reserve at 2.30pm–4.00pm
Find out more about navigating the WA Health System and some of the health and support services available to assist you with day to day living with a rare disease.
Hosted by Genetic and Rare Disease Network

ADELAIDE

Thursday, 27 February 
Adelaide Oval will light up in Pink, Blue and Green
Hosted by Rare Voices Australia

LAUNCESTON - TASMANIA

Friday, 28 February – Monday, 2 March

The St John Street facade of the Town Hall will light up for Rare Disease Day.
by Rare Voices Australia

For more information on other events Australia-wide, visit
https://www.rarediseaseday.org/country/au/australia