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Thursday, July 18, 2013

Olivia Newton-John leads Wellness Walk

OLIVIA Newton-John will return to Banyule in September to take part in an event to raise money for the hospital named in her honour.

Newton-John will lead a Wellness Walk through the streets of Ivanhoe and Heidelberg on Sunday, September 15.

The event will raise money for the Olivia Newton-John Cancer and Wellness Centre in Heidelberg.

Austin Health director of fundraising Sharon Hillman said residents should keep the day free and would be the first to know when the details were finalised.

"The event will be celebrating and raising funds for the Olivia Newton-John Cancer and Wellness Centre,'' Ms Hillman said.

"We know the local community will be as excited as we are about this event, watch this space.''

Ivanhoe Traders Association president David Dzanovski said it would draw a big crowd to the business hub.

Mr Dzanovski confirmed Newton-John would be attending but said an exact route was yet to be finalised. He said it would involve the Austin Hospital and Upper Heidelberg Rd.

Mayor Wayne Phillips described the event as a coup for Banyule.

"We are prepared to get behind this. I think anything we can do to help those who are disadvantaged is great,'' Cr Phillips said.

"And for someone like Newton-John to come to Banyule to do this I think it's very exciting.''

The $189 million Olivia Newton-John Cancer and Wellness Centre was opened by the celebrity in June last year.

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