Events News

Light of Day Music Festival supports Parkinson's

Light of Day Music Festival 2017

Friday, 30 June 2017

Last year Shake It Up Australia was delighted to be selected as one of the nominated charities for Light of Day Australia in Ocean Grove. The event is back this year and Shake It Up has again been chosen as…

Walk or run for a Parkinson’s cure

Thursday, 28 July 2016

Since shake It Up was founded a huge amount of our support has come from supporters choosing to participate in athletic events around the country and asking family and friends to sponsor them. To this day, this revenue steam is…

Shake It Up Hero – Danielle

Friday, 22 July 2016

This week’s Shake It Up Hero is Danielle who is collaborating with her business network to raise funds for Parkinson’s research. 1. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for Parkinson’s? My father was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2000. He was…

Spano’s Race day is back

Thursday, 21 July 2016

Spano IGA are becoming well known for their wonderful annual race day and Shake It Up has again been chosen as the nominated charity for the 2016 event which will take place at the Gold Coast Turf Club on Saturday…

Doll Club Shakes It Up for their annual fundraiser

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Shake It Up is delighted to have been chosen as the 2016 Charity recipient of The Dolls Collectors Club of NSW. Their major event is the Annual Doll Fair and everyone is welcome! Details: When: 30th and 31st July, 2016…

Pause 4 Parkinson’s Wrap Up

Wednesday, 1 June 2016

Coinciding with World Parkinson’s Day, the month of April saw over 4000 Australians participate in Shake It Up’s annual Pause 4 Parkinson’s campaign! Collectively this group of people were responsible for raising awareness of Parkinson’s and the need for more…

Connecting supporters directly with researchers

Thursday, 12 May 2016

Last Friday Shake It Up CEO, Ben Young hosted a research information session in Brisbane where supporters had the opportunity to hear directly from researchers at The University of Queensland. Associate Professor Trent Woodruff and Dr Richard Gordon shared their…

All around Australia – we Pause 4 Parkinson’s

Thursday, 14 April 2016

With World Parkinson’s Day earlier this week, we are excited to share with you some of the fantastic fundraising events that have been happening around Australia. Below are just a handful of events that have taken place so far –…

Shake It Up team Pause 4 Parkinson’s

Monday, 4 April 2016

The team at Shake It Up got right into the spirit of Pause 4 Parkinson’s on Sunday 3 April, with Founder Clyde and his wife Carolyn hosting Foundation Ambassadors, Board Members, and Pause 4 Parkinson’s major sponsors for a delicious…

Free research information session in Brisbane

Thursday, 31 March 2016

Shake It Up Australia Foundation, in partnership with The Michael J. Fox Foundation is the largest non-government funder of Parkinson’s research in Australia. One of the significant projects being funded is at The University of Queensland and we are inviting…

Lennox Hotel Shakes Up the game of cricket

Thursday, 10 March 2016

The Lennox Hotel are bringing back their community fundraiser cricket match on Sunday 20 March, taking on The Shaws Bay Hotel as they raise money for Shake It Up! Launching this spectacular family event in 2015, the 2016 event is…

Spanos Race Day 2015 success!

Monday, 14 December 2015

Spanos IGA are becoming well known for their wonderful race days. After nine years on the go, for the second year Shake It Up was chosen as the beneficiary! A whopping 470 people attended the Race Day with Spanos ensuring they…

Shaken not Stirred 2015 a roaring success

Tuesday, 3 November 2015

Last Saturday evening long-time supporter and friend of Shake It Up, Penny Hoolihan, hosted her third annual cocktail party and raised over $10K for Parkinson’s research. This year’s event, attended by Shake It Up CEO, Ben Young, proved to be…