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THIS SUNDAY - 2019 Sydney Memory Walk & Jog


May 2019

Media Alert


THIS SUNDAY - 2019 Sydney Memory Walk & Jog



What:             Dementia Australia’s Sydney Memory Walk & Jog


When:            Sunday 19 May 2019

                        7am - Event and registrations open

                        8:10am - Official welcome

                        8:45am - Run and walks start


Who:             An estimated 1,100 walkers and runners;

Dementia Australia spokespeople and people with dementia willing to share their stories;

Star of Channel Seven drama 800 Words and former Hi-5 member Jessica Redmayne, who will be Master of Ceremonies; Al the Elephant


Where:          Leichhardt Oval #3, Maliyawul St, Lilyfield


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Dementia Australia is the national peak body and charity for people, of all ages, living with all forms of dementia, their families and carers. It provides advocacy, support services, education and information. An estimated 436,000 people have dementia in Australia. This number is projected to reach almost 1.1 million by 2058. Dementia Australia is the new voice of Alzheimer’s Australia. Dementia Australia’s services are supported by the Australian Government.


National Dementia Helpline: 1800 100 500

An interpreter service is available                                                               @DementiaAus

(The National Dementia Helpline is an Australian Government Initiative)                                          

Dementia is a National Health Priority Area                                                                        




Media enquiries: Fiona Wade - 0407 019 430 / / Stephanie Watkins - 0423 936 371 /