Bleeding Disorders Awareness Week

Bleeding Disorders Awareness Week is an opportunity for individuals and families as well as Haemophilia Foundations and other organisations to take part in a campaign and activities to raise awareness about haemophilia, von Willebrand disease and related inherited bleeding disorders throughout Australia during the week of 13-19 October 2019.   

This year the theme is Challenging the status quo

Bleeding Disorders Awareness Week 2019

What does challenging the status quo mean to you? Look out for the personal stories from the bleeding disorders community that we will publish during Awareness Week. We invite you to share these stories with other people you know: it’s through sharing personal experiences that we can connect and increase understanding in the wider community.  


HFA is calling on our friends and supporters to help us by taking part in Red Cake Day!

How can I get involved?

  • Organise a Red Cake Day at your home, workplace, school, kindergarten or community group
  • Order free napkins, pens, tattoos, stickers and colouring sheets and pencils to make your Red Cake Day special
  • Display free posters, postcards, newsletters and raise awareness
  • Tell your friends, family, colleagues about the week and encourage them to hold their own Red Cake Day event!

To order your free promotional items, visit 

HFA can post out promotional packs for your event or awareness stand, such as stickers, balloons, tattoos, or colouring in sheets. 

Bleeding Disorders Awareness Week resources
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HFV will be hosting their Red Classic on Sunday 20 October 2019 at Albert Park.  For more details visit

Other events will be posted on our social media pages and website.   If you are hosting an event be sure to advise us so we can share. 



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