22 July – World Fragile X Day!

July 12th, 2022

22 July 2022

Shining a light on the individuals and families who are living with Fragile X disorders. Shining a light on the work underway to secure early diagnosis and future treatments.
More than 300 landmarks around the world will illuminate to celebrate WORLD FRAGILE X DAY 2022. In Australia, 80 landmarks, taking in each state and territory, will participate by lighting up ORANGE.

See the list of locations below or check out our google map of Light Up Locations in Australia for World Fragile X Day

Light up for World Fragile X Day locations (at 19 July 2022)

*CANBERRA  – Old Parliament House/Museum of Democracy,  National Carillon,  John Gorton Building,   Questacon ,   Shine Dome at Australian Academy of Science,  Canberra’s Light rail stops,  National Museum of Australia

* ALBURY –  Entertainment Centre
* GRIFFITH – Nancy Blumer Memorial
* NEWCASTLE – Clock Tower face
* SYDNEY – Manly Town Hall (launch place of lightup), and Garvan Institute of Medical Research Dome

*DARWIN –  NT Parliament Fountain


* BRISBANE  – Victoria Bridge, Story Bridge, Reddacliff Place sculptures,  Treasury Brisbane (Casino), Sandgate Town Hall, Breakfast Creek Bridge, Wickham Architectural Terrace Wall, BCEC, Mt Coot-tha Observatory Dome
* CAIRNS – Reef Casino Hotel,  Court House Gallery
* LONGREACH – Longreach Regional Council Tower
* MACKAY – Sir Albert Abbott Administration Building
* ROCKHAMPTON – Riverside Heritage Facades
* TOOWOOMBA – Victoria Street Bridge, City Hall Annex
* TOWNSVILLE – Queensland Country Bank Stadium, Oxley St Fountain, Townsville Sign, George Roberts Bridge, Wharton Reef Lighthouse, Victoria Bridge, Old Magistrates Court House, Little Fletcher Bridge

* ADELAIDE- Adelaide Oval,  Elder Park Rotunda, Adelaide Festival Centre,   Riverbank Footbridge,  Victoria Square fountains, Sky City Casino signage, SA Power Network Building

* DEVONPORT – paranaple convention centre
* HOBART – Rose Garden Bridge,  Cardinal Lights,  Doone Kennedy Hobart Aquatic Centre,  Elizabeth Mall, Franklin Square Fountain,  Wrest Point Casino Tower
* LAUNCESTON – Town Hall,  Chalmers Building

* BALLARAT – Lake Wendouree Fountain, Eureka Memorial Park Fountain, Town Hall clock faces
* BENDIGO –  Bendigo Conservatory Building
* GEELONG – Catenary Lights
* MELBOURNE – Flinders St Station, AAMI Park,  Old Treasury, Town Hall, Bolte Bridge, MCG
* SHEPPARTON – Mooroopna Water Tower, Monash Park Tree, Council offices
* WODONGA –  Wodonga Water Tower

* BUNBURY – Koombana Footbridge,  Marlston Hill Lookout, Koombana Bay Foreshore, Marlston Waterfront, Guppy Park, the Navigators (art installation), Richmond Reserve, Arrol Crane
* GERALDTON –  Queen’s Park Theatre
* KARRATHA – Red Earth Arts Centre Precinct
* MANDURAH – Mandurah Bridge
* PERTH – The Bell Tower, Council House



World Fragile X Day!

22 July | Celebrating everyone living with Fragile X and acknowledging the work being done to ensure early diagnosis and access to future treatments. Your support will help enable us to provide support to the Fragile X community around Australia through our HelpLine, specialist counselling, peer connections, educational webinars, referrals and advocacy. We are grateful for your lead.

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