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Our Founder Clyde shares a message

Wednesday, 21 June 2017






Dear Shake It Up Supporter, As the end of the financial year fast approaches I urge you to consider making a tax deductible donation to the Shake It Up Australia Foundation to help us find a cure for Parkinson’s. Did…




Kim Riley runs the SMH Half Marathon for Parkinson's

Our Hero Kim runs the SMH Half Marathon for his Dad

Friday, 16 June 2017






Kim’s Dad was diagnosed with Parkinson’s a few years ago and to raise funds and awareness he ran the  SMH Half Marathon. Completing the half marathon is a great reward in itself, but for Kim the greatest reward was having everyone…




Victoria shares her Parkinson's Story

Victoria’s Shares her Parkinson’s Story

Wednesday, 14 June 2017






Victoria’ Mum was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2007.  She was in her final school of high school and went through  some denial at the beginning but then hit a point where she just had to accept it and make the best…




Trembling Man Exhibition

Trembling Man Exhibition for Parkinson’s Event

Wednesday, 7 June 2017






As part of the Trembling Man Exhibition a book launch and poetry reading will be held to support Shake It Up and Parkinson’s research. Event: Book Launch, Poetry Reading, Artist talks Date: Sunday 9th July 2017 Place: The Palm House, Royal Sydney Botanic…




Tom Isaacs - Cure Parkinson's Trust

Shake It Up Mourns the Passing of Tom Isaacs

Friday, 2 June 2017






Shake It Up Australia Foundation mourns the loss of Tom Isaacs, president  and co-founder of The Cure Parkinson’s Trust. Tom passed away unexpectedly on May 31 at age 49. Tom was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease at the age of 27.  Like others…




Pause 4 Parkinson’s 2017 raises $170,000 for research

Wednesday, 31 May 2017






Now in its third year, Pause 4 Parkinson’s is officially cemented in the Shake It Up event calendar. In recognition of World Parkinson’s Day, the month of April saw over 4000 Australians either attend events, host events or participate in…




Cumberland View Aged Care supports Parkinson's Research

Our Heroes John & Audrey support Pause 4 Parkinson’s 2017

Friday, 26 May 2017






Our Heroes this week are John and his wife Audrey who both live with Parkinson’s.  For World Parkinson’s Day they hosted an event for Pause 4 Parkinson’s by getting their residents support group together.  They encourage everyone to just do something…