Be the answer. Be active.

Welcome to rebel Be Active.

Uniting Australians to take action against the growing number of lives lost to suicide.

Motivated to do something? rebel Be Active delivers a great range of activities to join through community participation, allowing you to experience the transformative power of sport in your own time and in your own way.

Sport means something different to us all. You might want to run, swim, cycle or hike.

It can be a big race or your own personal challenge. It doesn’t matter how you decide to Be Active. What really counts is keeping the phones running. Your efforts will help ensure that the next caller is heard.

Be active, be challenged, be brave
There’s strength within, a life you can save
Unlock your hero with every stride you make
Heart full, a stranger helped with the call we could take

We can’t wait to see what you do next

Paddle Across the Bay 2024

Saturday February 24 2024

Paddle Across the Bay is Australia’s largest fundraising stand-up paddle event. Take on the 10km paddle from Brighton Beach to Port Melbourne Beach on Saturday February 24 and paddle with purpose. Every dollar raised will support Lifeline to continue providing 24/7 crisis support services to prevent suicides and save lives.
Participants are given the opportunity to express themselves, push their limits and link their passion to an important cause.

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10,000 Steps a Day in March Facebook Challenge
March 1 - 31 2024

You can join thousands of Aussies around the country for a virtual walking challenge to bring hope and save lives this March. 
Now in its third year, you can join a close-knit community of like-minded people who will help inspire and keep you motivated to reach your fitness goal. Funds raised will support Lifeline to continue working towards our goal of an Australia free of suicide.
Register today and receive a FREE t-shirt pack.

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Runaway Sydney Half Marathon 2024
Sunday May 5 2024

Since 1992, the Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon has been one of Australia’s largest and most iconic half marathon events. For a few amazing hours, the best of Sydney’s city streets are yours to enjoy. None of the big city hustle and bustle, just wide-open city streets, stunning views and the buzz of Australia’s biggest half-marathon all around you. 

A truly unique city running experience through the heart of the Sydney CBD with two event distances - Half Marathon and 10km.

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Ultra Trail Australia 2024
Thursday May 16 — Sunday May 19 2024

From 16-19 May 2024, the scenic and serene town of Katoomba in the heart of the stunning Blue Mountains, NSW, will once again welcome thousands of runners, spectators and support crew to Ultra-Trail Australia by UTMB (UTA).

Now the largest trail run in the Southern Hemisphere and second largest globally, UTA has developed over its 15-year history into an inclusive and iconic trail running festival across 4 incredible days.

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The Push Up Challenge 2024
June 5 - June 28 2024

The Push Up Challenge is back in June 2024, and we need you . Register your interest to join Team Lifeline Australia for The Push Up Challenge 2024. You’ll be the first to know when registrations are open.

Take on 3,249 push-ups in June putting the spotlight on the tragic number of lives lost to suicide in Australia in 2022. Every push up counts, every push up remembers a life lost to suicide. We will not rest, it is vital we continue to ensure critical crisis support and suicide prevention services are accessible to anyone who needs them - anytime, anywhere and in the way those who need our support feel most comfortable approaching us.

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Kokoda for Lifeline 2024
August 10 - August 19 2024

Be part of our team walking the full 150km Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea to raise funds for Lifeline Australia this August. By setting yourself a challenge and taking on one of the most legendary walking tracks in the world, you can step to save lives, honour lives lost to suicide, and stand with Aussies currently in crisis. 
Places are strictly limited.

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Out Of The Shadows Walk 2024
Tuesday September 10 2024

Join us to walk on World Suicide Prevention Day (September 10) to remember those we’ve lost to suicide, and raise funds to provide crisis support and suicide prevention services to save lives.

You can walk to remember a loved one, as a personal tribute for a friend or family member, or to show your support for Australians experiencing emotional distress or mental illness.

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Sydney Marathon 2024
Sunday September 15 2024

The Sydney Marathon is an iconic event with a spectacular course that includes a run over the Sydney Harbour Bridge and a finish at the Opera House. The festival will be held on September 15 2024 and features the Sydney Marathon, Sydney Marathon 21km, Sydney Marathon 10km and the Sydney Marathon Family Fun Run 3.5km - there is something for everyone! Join Team Lifeline Australia and over 40,000 runners who are expected to participate this year by registering today.

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Create Your Own Challenge

It could be climbing Everest or climbing the stairs every day at work, riding your bike around Australia or walking 10km every day for a month.

Set your challenge and create your fundraising page – tell all your friends what you’re doing and why. If you have a very unique challenge why not contact your local paper or radio station and see if they’ll help to spread the word.

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If you’re stuck for ideas, please get in touch and we’ll help figure out the best option for you

How others did it

Be Like the Tenacious Turtles

The Tenacious turtles are an incredible group of swimmers who travelled form South Coast NSW all the way to the UK to swim the English Channel. Lifeline Australia was chosen as a team members father used to volunteer for our service. The dedication in the training, preparation and raising significant funds for Lifeline Australia was inspirational!

The hard work paid off, the Tenacious Turtles raised $11, 209.97

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