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Arthritis Awareness Week 2015
Wednesday 11 & Thursday 12 March - Shopping Centre displays to promote Arthritis Awareness week.
Tuesday 17 March - 9.00am to 3.00pm - Stall at Seniors Week Expo
Thursday 19 March - 10.30am to 11.30am - Arthritis Awareness week launched at the Activities Room, Arthritis ACT Offices, Level 2A Grant Cameron Community Centre, 27 Mulley Street, Holder. Guest speaker Kristin Chait will speak about her life experiences as a sufferer of Juvenile Arthritis. Also, Arthritis ACT’s new office space and activities room will be declared open for business.
Sunday 15 March - Community Walk for Joints fundraising event in Tamworth.
Saturday 21 March - William’s Walk 2015 at Pavilion Flat, Parramatta Park to raise money and awareness for children with arthritis.
From left: Lauren and David Harris (William’s parents), the Lord Mayor of Parramatta, Cr Scott Lloyd and Arthritis NSW CEO Jannine
Click here for more information on the William’s Walk
Click here to read the media release about William's walk
Health Promotion Events
Monday 16 March - Rheumatology clinic visit at RPA Hospital, Camperdown
Wednesday 18 March - 'How to stay active with arthritis' talk at Penrith (The Penrith talk is organised by Continence Foundation Australia.)
Friday 20 March - Health Professionals update day.
Annual Health Professional Seminar - Arthritis and Osteoporosis
Friday 20 March - 8.00amto 4:00pm - Royal Brisbane&Women’sHospital.
Topicstobe covered include: Rheumatoid & Psoriatic Arthritis; Connective Tissue Diseases (SLE & Scleroderma); The latest on Juvenile Arthritis & the future of QLD paediatric rheumatology at Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital.
Arthritis Awareness Seminar
Tuesday 31 March - 10.00amto12.30pm - Mt Gravatt Showgrounds, 1644 Logan Road, Mt Gravatt.
Wednesday 2 April - 10.00amto 12.00pm - Kokoda Room, Redcliffe RSL, Irene Street, Redcliffe.
Wednesday 18 March - GP seminar - Dr Christina Boros Paediatric Rheumatologist
Wednesday 18 March - Public seminar - Arthritis SA
Thursday 19 March - 7.00am to 8.30am - Parliamentary Breakfast, Stamford Plaza Adelaide
Presentation of paper – ‘The Impact of Arthritis in South Australia’ presented by Dr Simon Burnet
Announcement of Paediatric initiative by President Colette Smith and Media releases.
Sunday 29 March - Walk for Arthritis
For more information on individual state activities during Arthritis Awareness Week visit the websites below :
Arthritis ACT - www.arthritisact.org.au
Reviewed and updated August 2015