World AIDS Day

World Aids Day is to fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness. AIDS is the late stage of HIV infection that occurs when the body’s immune system is badly damaged because of the...

World Children’s Day

Established in 1954 as Universal Children’s Day, the now-named World Children’s Day is to promote international togetherness and awareness among children worldwide, and to improve children’s welfare. The date marks the adoption of both the 1959...

World Kindness Day

Introduced in 1998 by the World Kindness Movement, World Kindness Day is observed in many countries, including Australia, Canada, India, Italy, Nigeria, Singapore, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdowm. The funders are David Jamilly and Louise Burfitt-Dons....

World Mental Health Day

Mental health is about what is going well. It is an individual’s state of well-being and their capacity to thus realise their potential, cope with the normal stresses of life, work productively and fruitfully, and contribute to community. World Mental Health Day...

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 and holds their own event. This year will have a clear focus on safeguarding the...