World Day of Peace

The World Day of Peace was instituted by Blessed Pope Paul VI in 1968 and is celebrated each year on this day, which is
January 1, 2018 - December 1, 2018

National Sorry Day

The first national Sorry Day was held in 1998 - one year after the tabling of the Bringing them Home Report. This Day is
May 26, 2018

World Environment Day

This is the UN's most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. Since it began in 1974
June 5, 2018 Event Time: 12:00 AM

Refugee Week

Refugee Week is Australia’s peak annual activity to raise awareness about the issues affecting refugees and celebrate the positive contributions made by refugees to
June 17, 2018 - June 24, 2018 Event Time: 12:00 AM


NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC
July 8, 2018 - July 15, 2018

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

Human trafficking is a crime that exploits women, children and men for numerous purposes including forced labour and sex. The International Labour Organization estimates
July 30, 2018

National Homeless Persons Week

Homelessness Week is an annual week coordinated by Homelessness Australia (HA).  It is used to raise awareness of people experiencing homelessness and the

August 5, 2018 - August 11, 2018

National Child Protection Week

National Child Protection Week invites all Australians to play their part to promote the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. “Protecting children
September 2, 2018 - September 8, 2018

International Day of Peace

The International Day of Peace was established in 1981 by the United Nations General Assembly. Two decades later, in 2001, the General Assembly
September 21, 2018 Event Time: 12:00 AM
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