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Silent disco tackles a silent killer

27 Sep 2011

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A group of dancers performed a “silent disco” in Docklands on September 2 to raise awareness of ovarian cancer.

Bemused commuters heading for the office were not privy to the music, so the extraverted hi-jinks of the Jason Coleman’s Ministry of Dance performers was an entertaining sight.

The silent disco at Southern Cross station launched “Play the Silent Card” - an initiative developed by NAB to support the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation and to increase awareness of one of Australia’s most aggressive silent killers – ovarian cancer.

Joining the dancers was former basketballer Andrew Gaze who became a “Play the Silent Card Ambassador”.

By the end of the session, everyone was dancing to the beat of their own ear drums.

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