Events and national dates

2017

Entries close for the Barnardos Mother of the Year Awards

19 February

International Women's Day

8 March

Close the Gap Day

17 March

Harmony Day

21 March

National Youth Week

31 March – 9 April

Volunteer Week

8 – 14 May

Big Day Out in Harmony Alice Springs13 May

Mother’s Day

14 May

International Day of Families

15 May

National Families Week

15 – 21 May

World Day for Cultural Diversity

21 May

National Sorry Day

26 May

Darwin Waterfront Harmony Soiree27 May

National Reconciliation Week

27 May – 3 June

Global Day of Parents

1 June

Men’s Health Week

12 – 18 June

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

15 June

NAIDOC week

3 – 10 July

Seniors Month

1 – 30 August

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day

4 August

International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

9 August

International Youth Day

12 August

Father’s Day

3 September

National Child Protection Week

3 – 9 September

Women’s Health Week

5 – 9 September

R U OK? Day

14 September

International Day of Older Persons

1 October

Children’s Week

22 – 30 October

Grandparents Day

30 October

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

International Volunteer Day

5 December

Last updated: 05 May 2017