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									About the Unity Walk                                                 Route                                                                         The Day’s Events
The Parkinson’s Unity Walk started in New York’s Central Park in     The 4km course does a circuit of Melbourne’s picturesque Yarra                Date               Sunday, 30th August 2009 (Rain or Shine)
1994 to raise awareness and funds for research to find a cure        River, passing through Birrarung Marr. Starting at Federation
                                                                                                                                                   Place              Melbourne’s iconic Federation Square
for Parkinson’s. On Sunday, 30th August we invite everyone,          Square, walkers follow the scenic Yarra walking path in a clockwise
including people with Parkinson’s and their families and friends     direction with the turning point being Morrel Bridge to the east and          Registration       From 10am in Federation Square’s cobblestone
to participate in this great family day.                             Princes Bridge to the west. We will then finish back at Federation                               main square (near the stage)
For every dollar raised 50% will go towards research into            Square.
                                                                                                                                                   Walk begins        12 noon and will take approximately 1 hour
this debilitating disease and the other 50% will fund support        There is a shorter course of approximately 2km, turning at
services for people with Parkinson’s, their families and carers.     Swan St Bridge if you feel you cannot go the full distance.                   At the conclusion of the Walk, stay and enjoy the entertainment
                                                                                                                                                   on the big screen as well as everything that Federation Square has
                                                                     NOTE: The entire route is wheelchair accessible.                              to offer.
Registration and Prizes                                              Please make sure you bring plenty of water to carry during
                                                                     the walk.
Registration for an individual is just $20 and you will receive                                                                                    Parking and Transport
a specially designed Unity Walk t-shirt. NOTE: Registrations
received after 23rd August and on the day will cost $25.                                                                                           For parking go to Secure Parking at Flindersgate, 172 Flinders
Families and teams can also register and everyone still receives a                                                                                 St, opposite Federation Square in order to receive your special
                                                                                 TIO                                                               discounted parking ticket contained in your ‘show bag.’
free Unity Walk t-shirt.                                                      ERA E
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RegisteR online at                                                 BIR
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                                                                                              RR                                                   get to Federation Square and parking.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Join australia’s
Register by 23rd August and you will be in the draw to win 2
nights River View accommodation, including breakfast for two                                                                                       For all other parking information in the city visit:
in the Melba Restaurant as well as valet parking at the beautiful                                                                        

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Unity Walk

Langham Melbourne. Courtesy of The Langham Melbourne.

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If you don’t have access to a computer, ask someone to                                                                                             Parkinson’s Victoria

help you out or you can complete this form and mail it to

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  for Parkinson’s

Australia’s Unity Walk for Parkinson’s, C/- Parkinson’s Victoria,                               AL
                                                                                                                                                   Parkinson’s disease is a slowly progressive illness that predominantly

20 Kingston Rd, Cheltenham VIC 3192
                                                                                                         DR                                        affects normal movement. It is the second most common

                                                                                                                                SWAN ST
                                                                                                                AV                                 degenerative neurological condition affecting Australians. There


                                                                                                                                                   is currently no known cause, prevention or cure.


                                                                                                                                          MORELL   Parkinson’s Victoria has been supporting and helping people with
                                                                                                                                          BRIDGE   Parkinson’s since 1981. We provide information and support to
Fundraising is a fun way to have people encourage you to
participate so have your family, friends, school mates, work                                                                                       people with Parkinson’s, their families, carers, and health care
colleagues and neighbours sponsor your efforts. When you                                                                                           professionals. We inform people with Parkinson’s how best to                 Sunday 30th August 2009
register online you can create your own fundraising page or                                                                                        achieve as full and healthy a lifestyle as possible, while managing the
complete this form if you wish.                                                                                                                    symptoms of Parkinson’s. We also raise funds for the provision of
The highest individual fundraiser will win return economy
                                                                                                                                                   services, programs and research, educate the community, and liaise               Federation Square
                                                                                                                                                   with government and other bodies on Parkinson’s related issues.
airfares for 2 people to Hawaii staying 5 days and 4 nights at
the magnificent Outrigger Reef on the Beach hotel situated on                                                                                      Freecall 1800 644 189 for more information.                                         Melbourne
the world famous Waikiki beach in the heart of Honolulu. This
wonderful trip is provided courtesy of Hawaiian Airlines, Hawaii                                                                                                                                                             Register now at
Tourism and the Outrigger Enterprises Group.
The Corporate team which raises the most amount of money
will win a Corporate Box for 10 people on Day 2 of the                                                                                                                                                                                 Proudly presented by
Boxing Day Cricket Test, including welcome drinks and a
buffet lunch. This amazing prize is courtesy of the Melbourne
Cricket Ground.

For more information                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Supported by
or phone 1800 644 189.
                                                                                                       Sponsorship / Fundraising Form                                                                                                             Please PRint cleaRly to ensURe tHat yoUR Donations can Be PRocesseD
Walker Registration Form                                                                               this form may be photocopied if you require more space. We accept Visa and Mastercard.
(Please Print Clearly to ensure that your registration can be processed)
Every walker must complete a registration form.
                                                                                                       Walker’s Name                                                                 Walker’s Address                                                             Walker’s daytime contact telephone number
Walker’s Name:
(one form per walker)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Receipt
                                                                                                        Sponsor’s Full Name                      Sponsor’s Address                                      Postcode   Cheque No.   Credit Card No.                              Exp. Date     Signature               Amount   Required
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Y   N
State:                                                       Pcode                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Y   N

Phone (H):                                        (W):                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Y   N

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Y   N
My AFL team is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Y   N
Do you have Parkinson’s? Yes                    No
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Y   N
            Registration Fee received on or before 23rd Aug
              Adult – $20       Child (5-15yrs) – $15                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Y   N
              Family (2 adults and 2 children (5-15 yrs) – $55           $ ________________
            Registration Fee received from 24th Aug                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Y   N
              Adult – $25       Child (5-15yrs) – $20
              Family (2 adults and 2 children (5-15 yrs) – $70           $ ________________                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Y   N

            I am unable to walk on the day but I would                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Y   N
            like to make a tax deductible donation of                    $ ________________
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Y   N
                                               Total amount              $ ________________
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Y   N
I would like to pay my Unity Walk Registration, Sponsorship Monies and/or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Y   N
Donation by:
     Cheque or Money Order (made payable to Parkinson’s Victoria)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Y   N

And/or debit my credit card:                          Amount             $ ________________                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Y   N

     Visa          Mastercard
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Y   N
Card Number:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Y   N
Name on card:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Y   N
Expiry date:
Signature:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Y   N

all entRants MUst ReaD anD sign BeloW                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Y   N
I acknowledge and agree that I participate in the Parkinson’s Unity Walk at my own risk and
that I am responsible for ensuring that I am adequately and appropriately prepared, both
physically and mentally, for the walk. If I have any health issues or concerns prior to or during                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Y   N
the walk, I understand and agree that I should immediately seek and act upon appropriate
medical advice. In consideration of Parkinson’s Victoria permitting me to participate in
this event, I release and indemnify Parkinson’s Victoria and all persons, organisations or                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Y   N
corporations associated directly or indirectly with the conduct of the event, from and against
all claims, liabilities, injury, loss or damage I may suffer or incur arising from or connected with                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Y   N
my participation in this event.
I grant full permission for the organisers and media to use photographs, film or video footage
of me participating in the Parkinson’s Unity Walk and surrounding activities, promotion of this                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Y   N
or similar events in the future or in relation to relevant fundraising activities.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Y   N

Signature of participant or parent or guardian if less than 18 years of age
                                                                                                       Mail form and monies to: australia’s Unity Walk for Parkinson’s, c/- Parkinson’s Victoria, 20 Kingston Rd, Cheltenham VIC 3192.                                                          total RaiseD   $
Please phone 1800 644 189 and indicate if you don’t wish to receive any further
information or material from Parkinson’s Victoria.                                                     Deadline for receipt of fundraising money 30th september 2009

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