National Tree Day

National Tree Day was co-founded in 1996 by Planet Ark and Olivia Newton-John, and is Australia's largest community tree planting and nature protection event. The ask for this Day is […]

Jeans for Genes Day

1 in 20 kids face a birth defect or genetic disease, such as cancer, cystic fibrosis and life-threatening metabolic disorders - with 12 kids born with such every minute worldwide. […]

Red Nose Day

Red Nose Day is to save little lives and support families impacted by the death of a baby or child. The first National Red Nose Day was held in 1988 […]

National Walk to Work Day

Sponsored by the Australian government and supported by all state and territory governments in this country, National Walk to Work Day involves, as the name suggests, walking to and from […]

Father’s Day

Though fathers have been honoured since early Christian times through celebrations like St Joseph's Day, the modern-day version started in the United States with both a remembrance service for 360 […]

National Threatened Species Day

National Threatened Species Day is celebrated across Australia to raise awareness of plants and animals at risk of extinction. It marks the death date in captivity of the last known […]

World Mental Health Week

Mental Health Week in Australia is in early October, beginning with World Mental Health Day on the 10th October. Observed across Australia, each state and territory adopts its own theme […]

Remembrance Day

At 11.00AM of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of each year, a minute's silence is observed in Australia and some other Commonwealth countries to commemorate the 1918 silence […]