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 […]