Events News

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…

The Perquisite of Parkinson’s

Thursday, 3 September 2015

This week, we are sharing a ‘hero’ of a different kind. Our Shake It Up Hero is also a long time supporter of Shake It Up and a very talented photographer. We are delighted to share the latest work of Mary-Louise…

Golden Eagles Golden Donation

Wednesday, 2 September 2015

Last Thursday 27 August saw the Manly Golden Eagles tee off for Shake It Up Australia. The rain held off for most of the day, with Manly Sea Eagles Greats joining fellow golfers for a round for a cure. Shake…

Light Of Day – a shining success

Thursday, 6 August 2015

The Light Of Day winter gigs were a great success. Several hundred people settled in to three cafes in Ocean Grove’s Main Street over Friday and Saturday night to experience a smorgasbord of musical tastes from Opera with Sally Wilson,…

The Shake It Up Team says ‘thanks’

Tuesday, 21 July 2015

Here at Shake It Up we do not take lightly the huge contribution that members of the community make to our quest for a cure. In fact it is those contributions that make our work possible at all. With 100%…

Manly Golden Eagles Shake It Up on the Golf Course

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Shake It Up Australia Foundation is delighted to be announced as one of the 2015 Manly Golden Eagles Golf Day beneficiaries. Mid 2014 saw the creation of the Manly Golden Eagles, a players’ association established with the aim of giving…

Shake It Up Heroes – Stu and Vaughan

Thursday, 29 January 2015

This week’s Shake it Up Heroes are Stu and Vaughan – two best mates who are about to put their best peddling foot forward to fundraise for Shake It Up Australia Foundation. We speak with Stu about finding out about…

Afternoon tea raises $3200 for Parkinson’s research

Wednesday, 12 November 2014

On Saturday 1 November, Jane Young (mother of Shake It Up CEO, Ben Young) hosted a delightful afternoon tea at the home of her mother, Ellie Spiro raising $3,200 for the Foundation. In the beautiful surrounds of Ellie’s abundant and…

The Shake Breakers take on World’s Tough Mudder

Wednesday, 5 November 2014

In just 10 days The Shake Breakers, four of our toughest and most passionate supporters, will take part in the World’s Toughest Mudder event in Las Vegas. Designed to push Mudders℠ to their physical and mental limits, this extreme competition…