Iconic buildings and landmarks nationally will light up in support of Women’s Health Week (7-11 September) as a timely reminder to all women to check in on their health.
At a time when health has never been so important, Jean Hailes is encouraging women and girls to take positive steps to being healthy in mind and body during Women’s Health Week - the biggest week in Australia focusing on good health and wellbeing for women and girls.
With issues such as COVID-19 placing stress on our lives, our health is more important than ever, says Brenda Jones, Women’s Health Week campaign manager.
“We are thrilled to have the support of these organisations shining a light on women’s health. We hope these eye-catching light instillations will help raise awareness of this important women’s health campaign,” says Ms Jones.
Shining bright in the campaign colours of purple and orange will be:
Victoria – Melbourne Town Hall, AAMI Park, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, Transurban’s Bolte Bridge and Soundtube, Box Hill Town Hall, Archie Gram Community Centre (Warrnambool), , Wodonga Water Tower (Wodonga), Ballarat Town Hall and Lake Wendouree fountains (Ballarat). New South Wales – Graincorp silos at Carrington and Newcastle Clock Tower. ACT – the Museum of Australia Democracy at Old Parliament House and Telstra Tower. South Australia – Riverbank Footbridge, Adelaide Oval and Adelaide Convention Centre. Western Australia – The Bell Tower, Perth Concert Hall, Council House and Trafalgar Bridge. Queensland – Suncorp Stadium and Kurilpa Bridge. Tasmania – Kennedy Lane, Elizabeth Mall, Franklin Square Fountain and Railway Fountain.
For more information visit womenshealthweek.com.au
About Women’s Health Week
Women’s Health Week is run by Jean Hailes for Women’s Health, a leader in women’s health for more than 25 years. Appointed by the Australian Government as the national digital gateway for women's health and wellbeing, Jean Hailes combines evidence-based research and clinical experience with practical resources and tools for women and health professionals.
In 2019, more than 112,000 women participated in the week with 2,889 events held across the country from Esperance to the Tiwi Islands, and more than 44,000 people received online health content.