Events and national dates

2017

Homelessness Week

7 - 13 August

International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

9 August

International Youth Day

12 August

Hearing Awareness Week

20 – 26 August

Daffodil Day

25 August

National Meals on Wheels Day

31 August

Father’s Day

3 September

National Child Protection Week

3 – 9 September

Women’s Health Week

4– 8 September

R U OK? Day

14 September

Foster Care Week

10 – 16 September

National Stroke Week

4 – 10 September

International Day of Older Persons

1 October

Mental Health Month

October

World Mental Health Day

10 October

National Carers Week

15 – 21 October

Children’s Week

21 – 29 October

Grandparents Day

29 October

World Stroke Day

29 October

Movember

November

Remembrance Day

11 November

International Men’s Day

19 November

Social Inclusion Week

25 November – 3 December

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

25 November

White Ribbon Day

25 November

16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence

25 November – 10 December

Red Ribbon Day (World AIDS Day)

1 December

International Day of People with Disability

3 December

International Volunteer Day

5 December

Human Rights Day

10 December

International Migrants Day

18 December