Events

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

Social Justice Sunday

The fourth Sunday of September is designated by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference as Social Justice Sunday. The social justice aspect of Christian teaching
September 30, 2018 Event Time: 12:00 AM

Anti-Poverty Week

The main aims of Anti-Poverty Week are to:

- Strengthen public understanding of the causes and consequences of poverty and hardship around the

October 14, 2018 Event Time: 12:00 AM

Anti-Slavery Day

Anti-Slavery Day, 18th October, provides an opportunity to raise awareness of human trafficking and modern slavery, and encourage government, local authorities, companies, charities and individuals to
October 18, 2018

The Harvester Decision

In 1907, Justice Henry Bourne Higgins, President of the Commonwealth Conciliation and Arbitration Court, set the first federally arbitrated wages standard in Australia. Using the
November 8, 2018 Event Time: 12:00 AM

World Day of the Poor

Francis announced the World Day for the Poor in his concluding message for the Jubilee Year of Mercy. He said he wanted it to
November 18, 2018 Event Time: 12:00 AM

International Human Rights Day

Let’s stand up for equality, justice and human dignity

Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December – the day the United Nations
December 10, 2018 Event Time: 12:00 AM
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