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4-8 September 2023


When is Women's Health Week?

Jean Hailes Women’s Health Week occurs every year at the start of September. This year it will run 4–8 September.

Who runs Women’s Health Week?

The Women’s Health Week campaign is owned and run by Jean Hailes for Women’s Health.

What happens when I sign up to Women’s Health Week?

After signing up to Women’s Health Week you will receive monthly emails from Jean Hailes, plus daily emails during Women’s Health Week (4–8 September) filled with health tips, resources and recipes. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Does Jean Hailes run or host events?

No. Jean Hailes manages the promotion and registration of Women’s Health Week, but we do not host events.

I would like to attend an event. How do I find one in my area? 

Jump onto our Attend an event page and enter your suburb or state. The nearest events to your location will appear at the top of the listing.

Will COVID-19 have an impact on Women’s Health Week this year?

If you are planning to host a face-to-face event, check with your state/territory government’s website for the most up-to-date COVID-19-safe guidelines relating to your planned activity.

Can I use the Women’s Health Week logo to promote my event?

No. The Jean Hailes Women’s Health Week logo is trademarked and cannot be used unless you are an official partner. However, to support your event and help you promote it, we have prepared marketing material including social media tiles, posters and messages that you can use without breaching any trademark laws. These are available in our Promotional toolkit.

Can I hold my event outside of the Women’s Health Week dates?

Yes, you can hold events outside of Women’s Health Week until 15 September 2023.

Can I make changes to my event once it’s registered?

Yes, email [email protected] with your event changes or call us on 03 9453 8999.

Do you have any free promotional material I can download for my event?

Yes, there are three promotional kits available to download, including accessible and Indigenous versions. The kits include template posters, invitations and social media tiles. The materials in the promotional kits can only be used for the promotion of Jean Hailes Women’s Health Week events.

Can I use your health resources and content at my event?

We have a Resource guide and a Health resources page that feature Jean Hailes resources you can use for free. More resources will be added to the Health resources page in July.

You can also promote and link to our articles and other health content. However, you must seek permission from us to republish this content on your own channels. Contact [email protected].

Can I fundraise?

Fundraising for Jean Hails Women's Health Week. Donations for Jean Hailes Foundation can be raised during Women’s Health Week. However, if you are undertaking a major fundraising campaign in our organisation’s name, please contact us.

As a condition of event registration, event hosts are prohibited from raising funds for other organisations during their Women’s Health Week event.

Registering an event

When do registrations open and close?

Event registrations open 4 May and close 3 September 2023.

When do bags orders open and close?

Orders close on 31 July 2023 or when stock runs out.

What will I receive when I become an event host?

We provide event hosts with:

  • access to free educational resources for your event (see our Resource guide)

  • free event registration and promotion on the Jean Hailes Women’s Health Week website

  • priority access to order the 2023 Women’s Health Week bags (while stocks last)

  • free promotional kits and materials, including social media tiles, a poster and invitation templates

  • priority access to Jean Hailes webinars.

I’ve never hosted an event before. Can you give me some ideas?

Women’s Health Week events can be face-to-face or online, social or educational. As long as there is a focus on women’s health and wellbeing, the sky’s the limit. Some people host morning teas, community walks, seminars or yoga sessions. We recommend choosing something you would love to do yourself.

How do I register an event?

Visit the Register your event page and complete the form. Be sure to have your event details on hand, such as the event date, time, location and whether it will be private or public. Make sure you check your inbox for a confirmation email. If you need help filling in the registration form, call us on 03 9453 8999.

Tip: If you don’t receive an email immediately, check your junk email folder. If it’s still missing, give us a call.

I want to support Women’s Health Week but I can’t host an event. What can I do?

If you can’t host an event, we still welcome your support. You can register to promote Women’s Health Week to your community. Simply visit the Register your event page and select the ‘I'm only promoting’ option at the bottom of the form.

Will everyone see my event details online?

You can choose to make your event public or private. If you make it public, it will appear on our Attend an event page. If your event is being held at your home, we recommend making it private.

I haven’t finished planning my event, do I have to register it now?

Don’t worry, registrations close 3 September. For ticketed events we recommend registering as soon as your information is ready, so people have time to book.


Can I order bags if I’m not a host?

No. Bags are only available to registered event hosts.

How do I order Women’s Health Week bags?

Once you have registered your event, you’ll receive an email with a link to our online shop. You can place an order for your bags using the code provided. Orders close on 31 July 2023.

How much do the bags cost?

Bags are provided to event hosts free of charge, but postage and handling fees apply. Orders are calculated on weight, postage, packaging and handling (GST not included).

What happens if I can’t afford postage costs for resources or bags?

Please contact [email protected] or 03 9453 8999 if costs are of concern.

How will my bags be delivered?

When ordering your bags, please supply a valid and up-to-date address.

Bags will be dispatched with ‘authority to leave’, so if you’re not home, please ensure you have a safe place available for the delivery to be left.

If there is no one at home during business hours, consider having your delivery sent to your workplace.

If you’re using a PO Box, your order will be sent via Australia Post and can take up to eight to 10 days to deliver.

Is there anything in the bags?

Resources are not provided with the bags. Please visit the Jean Hailes Shop to order print materials or download online resources for free via our Resource guide. Postage and handling fees apply to all print materials.

When will my bags arrive?

After placing your order, bags are dispatched within one to three business days. Please allow five to 10 business days for your order to arrive.

My bags haven’t arrived. What should I do?

If your bags have not arrived, please email [email protected] with your order number, and we will contact our distributor.

What happens if I cancel my event after ordering bags?

Unfortunately, we are unable to process any refunds or cancellations once an order has been placed and paid. If you need to cancel your event and don’t wish to use the bags, please consider donating them to your local healthcare clinic or community centre for them to distribute during Women’s Health Week.

What if I want to order a different quantity of bags?

To keep delivery costs as low as possible, our bags come pre-packed in bundles of 20, 50 and 100. If you need 65 bags, for example, you will need to order one pack of 20 and one pack of 50.

What if I need to change my shipping address?

If you need to change your shipping address after you have placed an order for bags, please contact us at [email protected] or via 03 9453 8999 within 24 hours of placing your order. We can update shipping address and postal details only until Friday 30 July. Once orders have been processed for delivery, we are unable to make further changes.

I live in a rural community. Can I still order and receive bags?

Bags can be delivered Australia-wide. Just keep in mind that they may take a little longer to arrive.

I’ve missed out on the bags! Should I still have an event?

Supporting women’s health is important and can still be done without the bags. Due to the ever-growing number of events and limited stock, there is a chance that we may run out earlier than expected. But don’t worry, we have a range of excellent and free Jean Hailes resources for you to print and use. Visit the Jean Hailes Shop or our Resource guide.