Allergy Awareness Week – May 13th – 19th

allergy-awareness-weekFood Allergy Awareness Week is an initiative of Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia. The week helps them to promote and develop through education, research and ongoing support, the awareness

In the last decade severe food-induced allergic reactions (anaphylaxis) in Australia have dramatically increased. There is no cure and currently no one understands why allergies are increasing at such an alarming rate.

Fundraising is crucial to help Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia support those thousands of Australians who need ongoing support and advice every day.
How Can I Get Involved?

  • Encourage your local school/club/workplace to have everyone paint their nails during Food Allergy Week and donate a gold coin
  • Host a fingernail painting fundraising event such as a morning tea at home or work
  • Check your understanding – Do a quick food allergy quiz
  • Do the free anaphylaxis community e-training
  • to improve your first aid knowledge of anaphylaxis
  • Check out the free resources available on, including a free recipe for egg and dairy free cupcakes – perfect for your morning tea!
  • Join in discussions online at

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