World Television Day

Electronic television was first demonstrated successfully in San Francisco in 1927 by Philo Taylor Farnsworth, a 21-year-old inventor who scanned images with a beam of electrons showing first a line and then a dollar sign on the screen. Today, television continues to...

United Nations Day

United Nation Day marks the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter and the coming into being of United Nations (UN). Then 50 states and now made up of 193 Member States, the UN undertakes the following: Maintains International Peace and Security by working to...

Harmony Day

Harmony Day celebrates our nation’s multiculturalism. It is about inclusiveness, respect and belonging for all Australians, regardless of cultural or linguistic background. Since 1999, more than 70,000 Harmony Day events have been held in childcare centres,...

International Day of Happiness

In 2011, the United Nations General Assembly recognised happiness formally as a fundamental human goal and called for a more inclusive, equitable and balanced approach to economic growth that promotes the happiness and well-being of all peoples. Coordinated by Action...