The following is not a complete listing of every world, or Australian, special day or event, only those felt likely to be of value to schools. Some major religion-specific dates are found here, but a more complete listing can be found through the Multifaith Calendar page.
For Year of … Information go to this page for known listings.
Calendar events are given in date [then alphabetical] order listings for each month.
Where the date is not known at this time, we have used the code “TBC” [To Be Confirmed]. The actual date will be added as soon as it is known.
The date/events given for the months already completed this year, provide 2020 dates, where these are known.
|1-30||National Adoption Awareness Month|
|4||Recreation Day : Tas|
|5||Guy Fawkes Day|
|5||Melbourne Cup Day|
|6||Australia’s National Kindness Day|
|8||World Town Planning Day|
|9-16||Food Safety Week|
|10-16||Geography Awareness Week|
|11-17||National Recycling Week|
|12*||HSC Examinations [written] end NSW [* No later than this}|
|TBC||SA Physical Education Week|
|TBC||National Psychology Week|
|13||World Kindness Day|
|14||World Diabetes Day|
|14||World Usability Day|
|15||Finishing Date for Year 12 : Qld|
|16||International Day for Tolerance|
|17||International Students Day|
|17-23||National Skin Cancer Action Week|
|19||International Men’s Day|
|19||World Toilet Day|
|20||Universal Childrens Day|
|21||World Hello Day|
|21||World Television Day|
|22||White Ribbon Day|
|23/11-1/12||Social Inclusion Week|
|25||International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women|
|29||Finishing Date for Years 10 & 11 : Qld|
|30||Buy Nothing Day|
|30||Computer Security Day|
|30||Last Day of Spring|