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 ◉ Childrens Book Week

Each state and territory branch of the Childrens Book Council of Australia organises a variety of activities to celebrate Book Week. Posters, balloons, stickers, badges, T-shirts, a Short List Information Book, and an annotated | Read More..

 ◉ International Day for Biological Diversity

22 May is the International Day for Biological Diversity. This years theme for the International Day for Biological Diversity (IBD), "Biodiversity and Agriculture", seeks to highlight the importance of sustainable agriculture n | Read More..

 ◉ International Midwives Day

The International Day of the Midwife (May 5) is an occasion to celebrate and promote the profession of midwifery. The World Health Organisation (WHO) recognises midwives as the health professionals best able to deliver safe, co | Read More..

 ◉ International Tartan Day

The celebrations begin with a wake up call when a lone piper will play his pipes from the top of the St Marys church tower. The action then moves to Cameron Park at the rear of Maclean Shopping Centre for a celebration of Scot | Read More..

 ◉ Jelly Baby Month

Jelly babies save lives - and so can you! Each May the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) celebrates Jelly Baby Month with cute Jelly Baby themed merchandise appearing in stores, schools, shopping centres and workplac | Read More..

 ◉ Mary MacKillops Day

Mary MacKillop, founder of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of the Sacred Heart, and beatified by Pope John Paul II on 19 January 1995. As she died on 8 August 1909, this day has become a special day on which many people remember Ma | Read More..

 ◉ Mothers Day

Mothers Day is a day honoring mothers, celebrated on various days in many places around the world. Different countries celebrate Mothers Day on various days of the year because the day has a number of different origins. Histor | Read More..

 ◉ MS Readathon

MS Readathon is an annual reading event held in June where students can win prizes just by reading and raising funds for people with Multiple Sclerosis. Students obtain sponsorship from friends and family and then set about rea | Read More..

 ◉ National Aboriginal and Islander Childrens Day

National Aboriginal and Islander Childrens Day, (NAICD), is an annual event celebrated on 4 August each year having been established by the Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care (SNAICC) in 1988. The aim of | Read More..

 ◉ National Coin for a Cord Day

The aim of Coin for a Cord Day (9 May) is to create community awareness of cord blood and to raise funds for cord blood research. Cord blood research is concerned with collection, storage and use of cord blood. Transplantation | Read More..

 ◉ National Missing Persons Week 2018
Date: 29th of July 2018 To 4th of August 2018

National Missing Persons Week 29 July - 4 August 2018 National Missing Persons Week is an annual event to raise community awareness of the issues and impacts surrounding missing persons. There are various issues associ | Read More..

 ◉ National Mothering Week

While every mother loves soggy cornflakes and a cold cup of tea in bed, a pasta necklace or a childs special painting, Mothers Day just isnt enough to recognise the work mothers do the other 364 days of the year. To raise aware | Read More..

 ◉ National Orienteering Day

The first Sunday in May is National Orienteering Day. National Orienteering Day serves the purpose of acting as a focus for increasing awareness and opportunities for people to Give Orienteering a Go at an ideal time of the yea | Read More..

 ◉ National Playgroup Week

National Playgroup Week gives playgroups across Australia an opportunity to let their communities know what playgroup is all about. Playgroup is an informal session where mums, dads, grand parents, caregivers, children and bab | Read More..

 ◉ National Tree Day 2018
Date: 29th of July 2018

Get Outside & Grow for National Tree Day Planet Arks National Tree Day is Australias biggest community tree-planting event. Since Tree Day started in 1996 over 10.5 million native trees and shrubs have been planted by more t | Read More..

 ◉ Roald Dahl Day

13th September is officially Roald Dahl Day across the world! Its a fantastic opportunity to hold events, read Roald Dahl stories and to celebrate the Worlds No. 1 Storyteller wherever you are. You can find everything you ne | Read More..

 ◉ Simply Sharing Week

Simply Sharing Week is a joint program of Caritas Australia and Christian World Service, held in May. Each year the injustice in the world is acknowledged and the program tries to make a difference by focussing educational and | Read More..

 ◉ Skip a Treat for Save the Children Week

Save the Children works for a world which respects and values each child, listens to children and learns, aims to give all children hope and opportunity. Get together with friends and colleagues at work or school in May and ski | Read More..

 ◉ Vietnam Veterans Day

August 18th is Vietnam Veterans Day. Originally it was a day to commemorate the Battle of Long Tan in 1966 but now it has been adopted by all veterans. Vietnam Veterans and Associated Forces Memorial Day March Spri | Read More..

 ◉ White Wreath Day

White Wreath Day - In Remembrance of all Victims of Suicide - is held Nationally on May 29 each year. The primary focus of the White Wreath Association is to raise funds in order to establish Care Facilities (Safehavens) to aid | Read More..

 ◉ World Press Freedom Day

Throughout the world, 3 May serves as an occasion to inform the public of violations of the right to freedom of expression and as a reminder that many journalists brave death or jail to bring people their daily news. World Pres | Read More..

 ◉ Zootober

Zoo Month or Zootober, held each year in October, provides an opportunity for zoos to promote particular features of their animal collections and provide the community with access to information about animals, their environments a | Read More..