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 – asking Australian to “get silly for a serious cause” — after a number of Sudden Infant Death associations and...

World Day against Trafficking in Persons

Every year, thousands of children, women and men fall into the hands of traffickers, in their own countries and abroad. The Counter Trafficking Data Collaborative, the first global data hub on human trafficking, suggests that (at least) 100,000 people from 175...

Day of the Seafarer

Day of the Seafarer is to recognise the contribution made by 1.5 million seafarers to international trade and the world economy, often at great personal cost to themselves and their families. Ships carry more than 90% of world trade safely, efficiently and with...

International Day of Family Remittances

A remittance is a transfer of money, often by a foreign worker to an individual in their home country. Money sent home by migrants is one of the largest financial inflows to developing countries, especially with regard to labour-exporting countries. According to the...