Wound Awareness Week 2024 is 2–8 September!

Every year, passionate supporters around the country take part in advocating for improved wound care for more Australians. Will you join us?

our 2023 theme

Let's get wound care RIGHT!

The RIGHT diagnosis
and the RIGHT treatment
at the RIGHT time.

Our 2023 theme tells us:

  • Many wounds can be healed with the right diagnosis and treatment in a timely manner 
  • Understanding the wound warning signs will help you know when to seek professional advice
  • There are many sources of good advice - and many bad ones
  • Specialised wound care education and training for healthcare professionals is essential

Australia's hidden epidemic:
chronic wounds

Wounds cost Australia's health and aged care budgets more than $6 billion annually.

More than 450,000 Australians suffer with wounds each year.

Wounds can happen to anyone, but there are some factors that increase your risk.

Meet our Ambassador

Former Australian of the Year Professor Fiona Wood AM shares the facts about chronic wounds.

Supporting Wound Awareness Week is easy.

Host a Big Oozie Bake Off.

Join our Lunch Bytes webinars.

Show your support on social.