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 on the Western Front after more than four years of continuous warfare in World...

International Day of Non-Violence

International Day of Non-Violence marks the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, the famous and much-loved leader of the Indian independence movement and pioneer of the philosophy and strategy of non-violence. The Day is to disseminate the message of non-violence, and to...

World Humanitarian Day

World Humanitarian Day is to commemorate humanitarian workers killed and injured in the course of their work, and to honour all aid and health workers who provide life-saving support and protection to people most in need. The Day marks the 2003 bomb attack on the...