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October 22nd, 2021

Offload for Overload

Getting ready for summer? Is it time to clear out those unwanted items cluttering up the house? Why not make someone else happy with a new treasure and do some good by donating the profit to Haemochromatosis Australia. Secretly, we all love a garage sale. Take part in this year’s Garage Sale Trail www.garagesaletrail.com.au and […]

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August 31st, 2021

Vote for Us

Haemochromatosis Australia is honoured and very excited to have been shortlisted for the Third Sector Small Charity of the Year Award.  We need your help. It means a lot to be selected as one of the five finalists and it will mean even more to win the award but this depends on how many votes […]

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May 21st, 2021 MCG Spread the Red image

Spread the Red

Australia is going red as some of our well-known buildings and landmarks including the MCG and AAMI Stadium in Melbourne, Brisbane’s Story Bridge, Sydney’s Bankwest Stadium, Queensland Country Bank Stadium in Townsville, the National Carillon, Canberra, Trafalgar Bridge, Perth and many more light up red for World Haemochromatosis Week. Even the Big Banana at Coffs […]

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Calling all artists: The OVERLOAD Art Exhibition needs you! Theme “Blood Runs Deep” This art exhibition is to raise awareness of haemochromatosis and coincides with World Haemochromatosis Awareness Week. OVERLOAD is in its 8th year and now has a new venue at the Empire Hotel Gallery, 19-23 Emu Bay Rd, Deloraine, Tasmania.

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We have received enquiries from people with hereditary haemochromatosis (HH) asking whether the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines are safe for people with HH. Although there have not as yet been any specific medical trials focussed on Covid-19 vaccines in people with HHs, there is no evidence that indicates any higher risk to people with haemochromatosis […]

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We are joining with other members of Haemochromatosis International, the international alliance of haemochromatosis support groups, to support a worldwide, coordinated haemochromatosis awareness campaign in the first week of June each year. Using the media, displays, and other activities, the week is an opportunity to focus attention on Haemochromatosis and the risk of inherited iron […]

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The 2021 Health Services Blood Challenge commences on April 1, ending June 30.   Last year, Haemochromatosis Australia Lifeblood Teams contributed the highest number of blood donations to the 2020 Health Services Blood Challenge.   Help us do it again this year! Make your blood count. Join our Lifeblood Team and ask your family and friends to do […]

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July 17th, 2020

IRON MATTERS Podcasts

The launch of the first episode of our new IRON MATTERS audio podcast series was a highlight of World Haemochromatosis Week. The podcasts were produced as education resources primarily for a health professionals’ audience with GPs and practice nurses particularly in mind. However anyone with an interest in delving into haemochromatosis in a little more […]

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