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Children's Tumour Foundation of Australia

Shine a Light on NF

Shine a Light is an initiative that brings NF out of the shadows and into the community as part of NF Awareness Month in May. 

By lighting up buildings, monuments and landmarks blue and green on May 17, we put NF in the national spotlight, sparking conversations around the country about a condition that has been invisible for far too long. 

2024 will be the fourth year that Australia will be joining this global movement led by the CTF in the US and supported by NF organisations in 12 countries helping to light up more than 500 locations.

how you can help shine a light on NF

Shine a Light on NF is an integral part of our NF Awareness Month campaign, but as a grassroots initiative that brings global NF awareness into local communities, we also need you.




2024 PARTICIPATING LOCATIONS

New South Wales 
  • Sydney
  • Australia Square (17 May)
  • Manly Town Hall (17 May)
  • Hornsby Water Clock (17 May)
  • Regional NSW 
  • City Beach Function Centre, Wollongong (17 May)
  • Goulburn Soldiers Club (17 May)
  • Goulburn Visitors Information Centre (17 May)
Victoria
  • Melbourne
  • Rialto Tower (17 May)
  • La Trobe University (17 May)
  • Luna Park (17 May)
  • Chadstone Shopping Centre (17 May)
  • Regional VIC
  • Locations to be announced soon.
Queensland
  • Brisbane
  • Story Bridge (16 May)
  • Tropical Dome Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mt Coot-tha (16 May)
  • Breakfast Creek Bridge, Newstead (16 May)
  • Wickham Terrace Car Park Architectural Wall (16 May)
  • Brisbane City Hall (16 May)
  • Queensland Performing Arts Centre (16 May)
  • Treasury Brisbane (16 May)
  • Cleveland Lighthouse (17 May)
  • Sir Leo Hielscher Bridges (17 May)
  • Kurilpa Bridge (17 May)
  • Regional QLD
  • Heritage Façade Lighting, Rockhampton (17 May)
  • Fraser Coast Town Hall (17 May)
  • Fig trees at various locations on the Hervey Bay Esplanade (17 May)
  • Sir Albert Abbott Administration Building, Mackay (17 May)
  • Townsville Sign, Townsville (17 May)
  • Central Park Boardwalk, Townsville (17 May)
  • Wharton Reef Lighthouse, Townsville (17 May)
  • Victoria Bridge, Townsville (17 May)
  • George Roberts Bridge, Townsville (17 May)
  • Old Magistrates Court House, Townsville (17 May)
  • Flinders Square, Townsville (17 May)
  • Little Fletcher Bridge, Townsville (17 May)
Australian Capital Territory
  • Canberra
  • Telstra Tower (16 May)
  • Old Parliament House (16 May)
  • Treasury Building (16 May)
  • The National Science and Technology Centre (17 May)
  • Royal Australian Mint (17 May)
  • Light Rail Stops (17 May)
  • Malcom Fraser Bridge (17 May)
South Australia
  • Adelaide
  • Adelaide Oval (17 May)
  • SAHMRI (17 May)
  • Sky City Casino (17 May)
  • Parliament of South Australia (17 May)
  • Unley Town Hall (17 May)
  • Adelaide Foot Bridge (17 May)
  • SA Power Networks (the month of May)
  • Regional SA
  • Riddoch Arts and Cultural Centre, Mount Gambier (17 May)
  • Visitor Information Centre – Lady Nelson, Mount Gambier (17 May)
Western Australia
  • Perth
  • Kurilpa Bridge (12 May)
  • Bell Tower (17 May)
  • Perth Concert Hall (17 May)
  • Yagan Square (17 May)
  • Elizabeth Quay (17 May)
  • Fraser Avenue Tree Lights (17 May) 
  • Joondalup Drive Bridge (17 May)
  • Mount Street Bridge (17 May)
  • Sky Ribbon (17 May)
  • Northbridge Tunnel (17 May)
  • Matagarup Bridge (17 May)
  • Regional WA
  • Albany Silo Art (17 May)
  • Eastern Goldfields Community Centre (17 May)
  • Queens Park Theatre, Geraldton (17 May)
  • Brockman Street Lights, Manjimup (17 May)
  • Rockingham Foreshore, Blue Only (17 May)
  • Mandurah Bridge (17 May)
Tasmania
  • Devonport
  • Paranaple Convention Centre (16 May)
  • Leven River Bridge, West Ulverstone (18-19 May)
  • Hobart
  • Franklin Square Fountain (13 - 16 May)
  • Kennedy Lane (13 - 16 May)
  • Elizabeth Mall (13 - 16 May)
  • Rose Garden Bridge (13 - 16 May)
  • Doone Kennedy Hobart Aquatic Centre (13 - 16 May)
  • Cardinal Lights (13 - 16 May)
  • Launceston
  • Town Hall (20-21 May)
Northern Territory
  • Darwin
  • Locations to be announced soon.
  • Palmerston
  • Water Tower (17 May)
  • Recreation Centre (17 May)
  • Memorial Park Light Poles (17 May)
  • Frances Drive Light Pole (17 May)
  • Palmerston Library (17 May)





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SHINE a light on nf AT HOME

When we talk about shining a light on NF, this is not limited to major buildings and landmarks. You can also bring this effort to your neighbourhood by lighting up your home in blue and green!


But there are also a bunch of other quick and easy ways to do decorate your home that won't cost the world!

Decorating your driveway or sidewalk with chalk pictures, messages or NF facts

Add a car decal to your back window - or even putting up in your front window at home! 

Making signs for your windows, home or letter box

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