AAAF Achievements







    Boldest Bald Morning Tea 10 year anniversary


Volunteer of the year award -10 year anniversary

Research Study Focus Group on AA scoring system project


10 years of driving Crazy Hair Day


Instagram growth

AA clinical trial for adolescent age 12 – 17 in Victoria, evaluating the safety and efficacy of Baricitinib. Victoria Open Day 

FB growth

MARISSA research study  

TAS participated in Alopizza night for IAD


5 years of “Supporter Sunday”


10 years of WFK subsidy



We had a large increase in in-person events all around the country, particularly in NSW. Survey participation in QOL for PBS assistance. We’ve reached 6500 FB followers and the members of our committee conducted numerous radio interviews.
  Beanie festival   New AAAF T-shirts (cartoon)
  Smiley face challenge    
  Relaunched teen brochure    
  Successful post-COVID nationwide Kids Camp – great attendance    


We hosted many “Online Coffees” and State Based AAADventure Camps and provided discounted mind, body and soul therapies. We Participated in a Database for confirmed COVID-19 cases with a form of Alopecia. Clinical trial: Sublingual tofacitinib for alopecia areata: a roll-over pilot clinical trial and analysis of pharmacokinetics. We hosted a 10K 

Giveaway and

Guess Me Competitions


Launch of the No Hair We Care Package Program Supplied grant to explore quality of life impacts of physical activity and psychological interventions for people with Alopecia Areata  10th Anniversary Celebrations
    Partner organisation for the SECURE-Alopecia Coronavirus Database Eggopecia Easter Campaign


Launch of Teen Alopecia Support Group Supplied grant to investigate the barriers and enablers to engaging in physcial activity and improving Quality of Life for people with Alopecia Areata Launch of the #WinningAlopecia Campaign  
  AAAF Sponsorship Program   Hair salon awareness videos with Sustainable Salons Australia
  Alopecia Areata Adventure Camp    


Scarf Art Project AAAF sponsors two year investigational research into the efficacy of cycosporin A and Tofacitinib in the treatment of Alopecia Areata. Launch of the Tasmania Alopecia Support Group Campaign  
  WA Support Group Boys Weekend   AAAF represented amoung 55 delegates at the Consumer Health Forum of Australia’s Youth Health Forum
  Branch Open in Tas   AAAF joins steering committee for National Youth Mental Health Engagement Initiative
  Development of Alopecia, Teens and Mental Health Information Pack.    
  #HealthyAlopecia Blog Competition    


First AAAdventure Camp for Kids with Alopecia Areata   Participation in Aclairs trial Kokoda17 Trek to raise funds and awareness of Alopecia Areata   
  #EmbraceAlopecia Wig Competition   Creation of AAAF 2018 Calendar
  Informational Wig Video Series    
  Development of Parents Pack for families with Alopecia Areata    
  Launch of Men’s Alopecia Support Group    


West VS Rest campaign to promote competitive fundraising for the Wigs for Kids program Supplied grant to fund research into associations between physical activity, quality of life (QoL) and mental health in patients with Alopecia Areata. Took Remove GST on Wigs campaign to the public, with petition and peaceful protest demonstration   
  Launch of the AAAF Blog, Love, Alopecia   Bald Canvas Initiative ran programs in Victoria, Queensland and Western Australia.


Kids Informational Video “Alopecia Areata: why does my hair fall out?” Supplied grant to fund research into treatment of AA with topical Janus Kinase (JAK) inhibitors  Radio advertising – Donate Hair    

Launch of Bald Canvas Initiative

  Informational videos for helping people with AA    
  Launch of AAAF newsletter R.A.I.S.E.    
  Wigs for Biggest Kids program runs to aid those over age 55 in the cost of wearing a wig.    


Wigs for Big Kids program runs to aid uni students in the costs of wearing a wig.   AAAF grant to fund psychosocial research into AA impact on the family unit AAAF grant for verbatim play and dvd “Bald Heads and Blue Stars”   
  Established Boldest Bald Tea campaign   TV Ad
  Created Coping with AA brochure    


Creation of the AAAF online store for sale of low cost wigs for people with AA.    Supplied grant for research into skin resident memory T cells in AA.   Collaboration with band Redwoods on song “All The Strands”  
  Created Women Talking about Alopecia brochure Participation in Viviscal Trial Launch of the Turning Heads Project
  Created Parents Talking to Parents brochure Supplied grant to fund psychological research into of AA on women’s self-esteem, mood states and coping.  
  Created Teens talking about Alopecia Brochure Supplied grant to fund psychological research into impact of AA over time.  


Branches open in NSW and WA Supplied grant to fund psychological research into coping techniques and the psychological impact of AA on young people.  Became Charity of Choice for Heritage Ladies Golf Committee
  Creation of Support Ambassador Roles Began program for grant with Australia Dermatologist College for yearly research paper  
  CBA Grant to support Wigs for Kids Program    
  Launch of No GST on Wigs campaign    
  Creation of School Pack to inform teachers and parents about AA in the classroom.    


Branch open in QLD  Participation in trial with Fusion Health Hair Expo 2011 – 1500 brochure given to hairdressers   
  CBA Grant to launch Wigs For Kids Program   Village Cinema Ad
      C31 TV Ad


Branches open in SA and ACT    Launch Donate Hair Program



AAAF run support events in all states throughout the year. These range from Open Days, Pizza Nights and casual Coffee Catch-ups, to Trivia Nights, Workshops, Wig Sales and much, much more. Being able to connect with other people with AA is hugely rewarding and AAAF is very proud to be able to facilitate this through our events.