QLD

Community Events

Join an organised T1D meetup, fun run, marathon, cycle or swim near you!

Find an event in QLD. Here's what you can explore on this page...

Check out JDRF hosted opportunities to meet other local families living with type 1 diabetes through T1D meetups. 

Explore fitness challenges like marathons or cycling where you can fundraise for T1D research... there’s no shortage of events to join.

Remember, if you're entering a fitness event, create a fundraising page using their sign up platform and send the link to your friends!

Ask to be sponsored for completing the event, for every km you conquer, or set a target time and ask for $5 for every minute you’re early.

Go Blue for national diabetes week

14-21 July 2024

Help create the blueprint for a world without type 1 diabetes by going BLUE at school or in your workplace during National Diabetes Week this July.

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Gold Coast Marathon

6 July 2024


Celebrate the 44th edition of the Gold Coast Marathon and run for the good times on the beautiful Gold Coast.

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Play for Purpose 

Drawn 13 Sept 2024

Play For Purpose is Australia's 100% not-for-profit community raffle. A portion of each raffle tickets gets donated to JDRF. It's the ultimate WIN-WIN raffle!

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7 Cairns Marathon

14 July 2024


Take the opportunity to experience the thrill of crossing the finish line with the Cairns iconic Esplanade as the backdrop.

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Port Douglas Grand Fondo

6-8 Sept 2024


The Port Douglas Gran Fondo Festival is held in  Tropical North Queensland. The three-day festival is the perfect excuse to visit and explore this stunning region.

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Garmin Noosa Triathlon

3 Nov 2024

A pinnacle event on the Australian sporting calendar, the Noosa Tri is ranked one of the world’s top 10 triathlons for good reason. There’s nowhere else you’ll want be!

Other ways to raise money for type 1 diabetes research

Sign up for Entertainment

Save on takeaway, dining, shopping, groceries, gift cards, activities and more with Entertainment! 20% of every membership purchased goes to support JDRF Australia!

Connect to Drimtel

DrimTel is a local Australian telecommunications service provider that empowers connectivity and transforms lives. 50% of their profits go directly to JDRF Australia.

Purchase Synxbody

SynxBody, is an Australian footcare company. For every online purchase made on their website, SynxBody is generously donating $1 to JDRF to help advance foot health and T1D awareness! 

Support Krystle knight jewellery

KKJ an Australia brand, specialises in handmade jewellery, centred around crystals and their healing properties.
$20 from each 'Make It Visible' collection sale goes to JDRF Australia.

Apply for your United Petrol card

With the JDRF Australia UP Community card, save 2 cents per litre at participating United stations and support JDRF Australia with a 2 cents per litre rebate.