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Tuesday, 28th May 2024
Be a part of something truly special this June! Join Shake It Up Australia, along with Parkinson’s Queensland, Restoring Hope Parkinson’s Therap...
Tuesday, 28th May 2024
Long-time Shake It Up supporters and fundraising champions, the Monkey Mia Boys, have done desert trips, rides across the country and even online art ...
Friday, 24th May 2024
During Parkinson’s Awareness Month this year, we had so many inspiring fundraisers who came up with different ways to challenge themselves or jo...
Tuesday, 21st May 2024
In 2024, National Palliative Care Week runs Sunday, 19 May to Saturday, 25 May. It is an opportunity to highlight the importance of palliative care an...
Tuesday, 14th May 2024
This year, we have 22 fundraisers participating in the HBF Run for a Reason in Perth, the first time Shake It Up has been part of this event! Together...
Thursday, 9th May 2024
In Parkinson’s Awareness Month this year, many of our supporters chose to find ways to make a difference for Parkinson’s through their bus...
Tuesday, 30th April 2024
We are always impressed by the creative ideas our fundraising community comes up with to raise funds and awareness for Parkinson’s research, and...
Tuesday, 30th April 2024
The 7th World Parkinson Congress, also known as the WPC 2026, will take place in Phoenix, Arizona. Shake It Up is pleased to be a Platinum Partner for...
Monday, 29th April 2024
This year,  Shake It Up welcomed new corporate sponsors who are supporting  Parkinson’s Awareness Month in April to raise community awareness ...
Monday, 29th April 2024
This year,  Shake It Up welcomed new corporate sponsors who are supporting Parkinson’s Awareness Month in April to raise community awareness an...
Tuesday, 23rd April 2024
Tristan was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2020, at the age of 40, during the first week of COVID lockdowns in Australia. Following this ...
Thursday, 18th April 2024
At Shake It Up, we believe that everyone can make a difference. Many of our supporters choose to challenge themselves with an athletic event to raise ...
Tuesday, 16th April 2024
April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month. Your support is vital in our mission to slow, stop and cure Parkinson’s. Whether you pledge a dona...
Tuesday, 16th April 2024
With so many athletic events to participate in for Parkinson’s research, our Shake It Up supporters are always inspiring and impressing us with ...
Tuesday, 16th April 2024
This year, during Parkinson’s Awareness Month, Shake It Up invited the Australian community to take part in Pancakes 4 Parkinson’s, a fund...
Thursday, 4th April 2024
April 11 is World Parkinson’s Day. At Shake It Up, we believe that when our community comes together, we can make a world of difference. This ti...
Tuesday, 2nd April 2024
With Parkinson’s Awareness Month falling in April, we have so many supporters who have come up with creative and inspiring fundraising ideas to ...
Thursday, 28th March 2024
In April, the Canberra Times Marathon Festival will welcome runners to lace up and run together across a scenic route. This year, one of the participa...
Thursday, 28th March 2024
April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month, with World Parkinson’s Day marked on April 11. Over the month of April, we ask our community to come...
Tuesday, 26th March 2024
This September, a group of trekkers will Step Up with Shake It Up to trek the Great Ocean Walk for Parkinson’s. Taking part along with ‘Te...
Monday, 25th March 2024
National Parkinson’s Alliance formed to lead change for Parkinson’s community. Shake It Up Australia is pleased to announce the formation of the N...
Tuesday, 12th March 2024
One of the unique things about fundraising for Shake It Up is that there are so many ways people can participate. We are always inspired and impressed...
Thursday, 7th March 2024
In 2024, for Parkinson’s Awareness Month, Shake It Up Australia is encouraging the Australian community to take part in #Pancakes4Parkinsons to ...
Thursday, 29th February 2024
Last year, one of our supporters Andrew, took on the Cape to Cape race with his good friend Darren, to challenge himself and raise funds for cutting-e...
Tuesday, 20th February 2024
Shake It Up recently announced funding for a new research project investigating quantitative mapping of aSyn soluble and insoluble PTMs in selected br...
Monday, 19th February 2024
Many of our Shake It Up supporters raise funds and awareness for Parkinson’s research by embracing their creative pursuits and artistic passions...
Thursday, 15th February 2024
This article was originally published by The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research This guest blog, written by Karlee Pringle and Sama...
Friday, 2nd February 2024
With a new year upon us, many people are reflecting on how they can make an impact on the world. Having an accurate and up-to-date Will is an importan...
Thursday, 25th January 2024
This month we are taking the opportunity to farewell, celebrate and thank Rick Crethar, who has been an invaluable contributor to the Shake It Up Aust...
Thursday, 25th January 2024
An international team of patient, research and industry leaders, including Shake It Up Australia, have collaborated to propose the first iteration of ...
Monday, 22nd January 2024
When the weather heats up, it’s important to consider how the heat may impact your Parkinson’s symptoms – or those of your loved one...
Monday, 22nd January 2024
In November 2023, a group of dedicated fundraisers took on a massive challenge – the world’s toughest road half marathon, Point to Pinnacl...
Thursday, 11th January 2024
This week, our Shake It Up hero is Suzanne Cox, a regular Shake It Up fundraiser who this year completed the Everest Base Camp Trek in memory of her f...
Tuesday, 9th January 2024
In our ‘Day in the Life with Parkinson’s’ series, we hear from our Shake It Up supporters about their day-to-day experiences while l...
Thursday, 4th January 2024
Over 200,000 Australians are currently living with Parkinson’s disease, with a further 38 diagnosed everyday. It’s the fastest growing neu...
Wednesday, 20th December 2023
We are rapidly approaching the end of 2023, a huge year in Parkinson’s research. Thank you to everyone in our community for your steadfast support o...
Monday, 18th December 2023
Researchers at University of Sydney are conducting a research study about the impact of cannabis use on non-motor and motor symptoms of Parkinson’s ...
Monday, 18th December 2023
Researchers at University of Queensland’s Centre for Clinical Research are working to improve neuropsychological assessments for earlier and more ef...
Monday, 18th December 2023
Earlier this month, Shake It Up was thrilled to announce funding for year 2 of the Australian Parkinson’s Genetics Study,  led by Associate Pro...
Monday, 4th December 2023
This article was originally published by The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research This blog was written by Caroline (Carlie) Tanner, ...
Monday, 4th December 2023
This month we are taking the opportunity to farewell, celebrate and thank Graeme Fear, who has served on the Shake It Up Australia board of directors ...
Thursday, 23rd November 2023
  Did you know this Wednesday is International Giving Day? It’s a day when the global community will come together to donate to good cause...
Tuesday, 21st November 2023
At Shake It Up, we are passionate in our belief that everyone has the power to make a difference. While some of our fundraising heroes take on athleti...
Monday, 20th November 2023
Did you know that pain affects up to 85 percent of people living with Parkinson’s? And can be one of the most troubling non-motor symptoms in ea...
Monday, 20th November 2023
Did you know November 29 is International Giving Day? It’s a day when the global community will come together to donate to good causes, and we&#...
Thursday, 16th November 2023
‘Limitlessness in the Aquasphere’ is a journey of discovery through mindfulness and diving, created by filmmaker Oshim Somers after being ...
Thursday, 16th November 2023
Earlier this month, Shake It Up was thrilled to announce funding for a new research project led by Nicolas Dzamko, PhD, Senior Research Fellow, Brain ...
Tuesday, 14th November 2023
Did you know there are around 200,000 Australians currently living with Parkinson’s and a further 38 people diagnosed every day? One of our inspirin...
Tuesday, 14th November 2023
In September 2023, a group of motivated fundraisers laced up their runners and hit the pavement for the Sydney Marathon, fueled by the desire to hit t...
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