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World Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month 2023

Tasman Bridge with lights
November is recognised globally as Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month and is an important time of year for communities to raise awareness of the disease, celebrate survivors and honour loved ones. With World Pancreatic Cancer Day on 16 November 2023, PanKind, in collaboration with other members of the Australian Pancreatic Cancer Alliance, will be lighting up iconic venues across Australia to raise awareness and shine a light on the disease. From Melbourne's MCG to Hobart's Tasman Bridge, iconic locations will come together in purple to raise awareness for the disease and honour those who have sadly lost their battles. Tasmanian sites to be illuminated for pancreatic cancer are: Hobart: Tasman Bridge - 12-16 November Rose Garden Bridge - 13-19 November Doone Kennedy Hobart Aquatic Centre - 13-19 November Cardinal Lights - 13-19 November Franklin Square Fountain - 13-19 November Elizabeth Mall - 13-19 November Kennedy Lane - 13-19 November Crowne Plaza Hobart - 16 November Wrest Point - 16 November Launceston: Launceston Town Hall (St John Street Facade) - 16 November Devonport: paranaple convention centre - 16 November Glenorchy: Glenorchy Council Chambers - 12-19 November The public are encouraged to flood social media with images of the landmarks and hashtag #LightAustraliaPurple and #hellopancreas and #WPCD on the 16 November or throughout the month to raise awareness of this cancer, currently claiming 68 Australian lives a week.
Event Details
  • Friday 10 November 2023 - Thursday 30 November 2023 (Annual)

  • 12:00 AM

  • Hobart, Tasmania, 7000

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