Health Calendar

Year of Health and Care Workers 2021
01 Jan 2021 to 31 Dec 2021  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

2021 has been designated as the International Year of Health and Care Workers (YHCW) in appreciation and gratitude for their unwavering dedication in the fight ... more →


Dry July
01 Jul 2021 to 31 Jul 2021  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Dry July is a fundraiser that encourages you to go alcohol-free in July to raise funds for people affected by cancer. The funds you raise as ... more →


Plastic Free July
01 Jul 2021 to 31 Jul 2021  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Plastic Free July® is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner ... more →


Donate Life Week
25 Jul 2021 to 01 Aug 2021  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Run by the Australian Government’s Organ and Tissue Authority and supported by DonateLife agencies in every state and territory, DonateLife Week is a public awareness ... more →


National Pain Week
26 Jul 2021 to 01 Aug 2021  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

The theme of National Pain Week 2021 is 'Connection' People living with chronic pain often feel isolated by their pain. The aim of NPW 2021 ... more →


Schools Tree Day
30 Jul 2021  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

The last Friday in July is dedicated to schools celebrating Tree Day. Each year, more than 3000 students participate nationwide in environmental ... more →


International Day of Friendship
30 Jul 2021  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

The International Day of Friendship was proclaimed in 2011 by the UN General Assembly with the idea that friendship between peoples, countries, cultures and individuals can ... more →


Tradies National Health Month
01 Aug 2021 to 31 Aug 2021  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Tradies National Health Month raises awareness of the health and injury risks affecting those who work in trade occupations-among tradies themselves, their families, employers and ... more →


World Breastfeeding Week
01 Aug 2021 to 07 Aug 2021  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

The World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) 2021 theme Protect breastfeeding: a shared responsibility is about how breastfeeding contributes to the survival, health and wellbeing of all. The theme ... more →


Homelessness Week
01 Aug 2021 to 07 Aug 2021  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

In Australia there are over 116,000 people experiencing homelessness on any given night. Homelessness Week aims to raise awareness of the impact of homelessness on ... more →


National Tree Day
01 Aug 2021  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

National Tree Day, proudly sponsored by Toyota Australia, was co-founded in 1996 by Planet Ark and Olivia Newton-John. It has now grown in to Australia's ... more →


MS Readathon
01 Aug 2021 to 31 Aug 2021  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

The MS Readathon inspires kids to read as much as they ... more →


National Stroke Week
02 Aug 2021 to 08 Aug 2021  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

This year, we are asking you to join our community and be 'United by Stroke' by learning the F.A.S.T. (Face. Arms. Speech. Time) signs of ... more →


Dental Health Week
02 Aug 2021 to 08 Aug 2021  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Dental Health Week (DHW) is the Australian Dental Association’s (ADA) major annual oral health campaign. It takes place each year in the first full week of ... more →


National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day
04 Aug 2021  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

The theme for National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day 2021 is: Proud in culture, strong in spirit Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and communities ... more →


Dying to Know Day
08 Aug 2021  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Dying to Know Day is an annual campaign where we encourage people to start conversations about death. During August, people hold events, gatherings at home, ... more →


International Day of the Worlds Indigenous People’s
09 Aug 2021  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

There are an estimated 370 million indigenous people in the world, living across 90 countries. They make up There are over 476 million indigenous peoples living ... more →


International Youth Day
12 Aug 2021  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

In 1999, the General Assembly endorsed the recommendation made by the  World Conference of Ministers Responsible for Youth (Lisbon, 8-12 August 1998) that 12 August ... more →


Red Nose Day
13 Aug 2021  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Red Nose Day is back on Friday, 13 August 2021. Join with us and thousands of people from all across Australia as we get silly for ... more →


National Science Week
14 Aug 2021 to 22 Aug 2021  In category: , , , , , , , , ,

Celebrating science and technology National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology. Running each year in August, it features more than 1000 events ... more →