Frequently Asked Questions

If you have any questions which you cannot find the answer for below, please do not hesitate to contact our fundraising team on 03 8809 0400 or email


How do I register?

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You can register for A Walk in the Park on this site by clicking the "Register" button and choosing the Federation Square option. You will then create an account and register. You can also choose to walk in your local area if you are unable to make it to Federation Square. There is an entry fee, which also gives you a free A Walk in the Park t-shirt.

I want to support but would prefer to walk in my local area

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That's ok, we completely understand and would still love your support. You can still register and choose to walk in your local area. Once registered, you will still receive your free t-shirt. You are also eligible for the great fundraising rewards.

How do I qualify for a free t-shirt?

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This year, everyone who registers for the event will receive a free t-shirt.

When is the event?

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The event is on Sunday 21st April 2024

What time does it start and end?

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On the day registrations open at 8:30am, with entertainment and warm up beginning at 9:30am. The actual walk will start at 10:30am. The official event activities at Federation Square will finish at 1pm

Where do I go?

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We are asking all participants to head to the front of Federation Square directly opposite Flinders Street Station.

How much does entry cost?

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Please register prior to the event to ensure the best possible price. All prices include a free t-shirt.

  • Adult - $50
  • Senior/Concession - $30
  • Child - $30
  • Family (2 adults, 2 kids) - $140
  • Dog - $10

 On the Day (March 26)

  • Adult - $60
  • Senior/Concession - $40
  • Child - $40
  • Family (2 adults, 2 kids) - $150
  • Dog - $10

Can I register more than one person?

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Yes, during the registration process you can purchase as many individual entries as you wish, but you will need to have their name and email address for identification purposes on the day. You will also need to pay for the tickets at this time.

If you would like to invite people, you can definitely do this through the registration process and they can fill in and pay for their own registration.

Can I create a team?

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Absolutely – we greatly encourage you to do. You can select to sign-up a team during registration. You can also create a team after sign-up from your fundraising dashboard, simply click "Create Team" and follow the prompts. Remember to share your team link and ask your friends to join.

Should I attend the event if I am feeling unwell?

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We do ask that anyone feeling unwell on the day to not attend the event. We want to ensure that we protect our community in every way possible. If you have any COVID like symptoms on the day and cannot attend, we are happy to process a refund for your registration fee.

What COVID Safe practices will be put into place?

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Our A Walk in the Park event will be held in line with all Government health regulations applicable on the day. We will have sanitising stations available, and we ask people to adhere to social distancing rules when they can. 

Can I bring my dog?

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Yes, this is a dog friendly event. We ask that you register your dog a part of the registration process. We also ask that you bring the appropriate bags to clean up any messes that may happen on the day.


How do I create a fundraising page?

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You need to register for the event first and as part of the registration process an online fundraising page will get created for you. 

Do I need to fundraise to take part in the event?

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No – we would love to see all the Parkinson’s community come together for this event. You do not have to fundraise to take part.

How do I update my fundraising page?

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You can log into your page and manually change your photo, story or target. If you have any issues, we can also make the changes. Just send your updated information you want changed as well as your details to or call us on 03 8809 0400 and we will get it done.

How do I share my fundraising page?

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Once registered, everyone has their own unique fundraising link. This can be shared through any social media platforms such as Facebook or Twitter. It can also be sent via SMS or email so you can reach all your family and friends with what you are doing.

You can share your link by copying and pasting it or by using the share buttons on your page.

I shared my fundraising page on Facebook and it prompted me to add a donate button, should I use this?

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We encourage everyone to share their unique fundraising link on Facebook so people can click through to their page and donate. This way all funds donated will appear on your page.

If you would like people to donate to you through Facebook, you can use our new Facebook connection. On your fundraising page click on "Create a Facebook Fundraiser". This will create a donation page on Facebook which is linked to your original page so whatever donations you receive through Facebook will now be added to your overall total.

Please contact us at or 03 8809 0400 for more information.


Can I order merchandise online?

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Absolutely – we have some great merchandise such as t-shirts, caps and drink bottles available for purchase at our online shop.

You will receive a free t-shirt when you register for the event, but you can qualify for some other items for free by raising either $500 or $1000 and being a part of our $1k club.

Is there a deadline to order t-shirts?

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Yes – all t-shirt and merchandise orders must be received by the 11th April to ensure delivery prior to the event. You can also pick up your order at the event if needed.