Melanoma March physical events in 2022
20 September 2021
We are excited to announce a return to our much-loved physical Melanoma March events next year (COVID restrictions permitting)!
After a two-year hiatus due to COVID, we are looking forward to welcoming back our dedicated community to our physical events across the country.
This will be the 11th year of Melanoma March, and it remains a critical fundraiser to support our national life-saving research under the leadership of Professor Georgina Long AO and Professor Richard Scolyer AO and our many collaborating institutions.
Dates have been set for multiple Melanoma March events and more will be announced in coming months, so please mark the dates in your diary. We can’t wait to welcome you back!
- Western Sydney - 6 March
- Wagga - 13 March
- Manly - 27 March
- Bathurst - date tbc
- Canberra - date tbc
- Melbourne - 20 March
- Bendigo - date tbc
- Brisbane - 13 March
- Rockhampton - date tbc
- Bunbury - 13 March
- Perth - 27 March
- Adelaide - date tbc
- Hobart - 20 March
We'll keep you updated as more locations are added. If you would like to register your interest in participating in an event, and be kept updated via email please go to: melanomamarch.org.au
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