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Events

Keep up to date with all our upcoming events across our regions and programs

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Bandaged Bear Appeal
Bandaged Bear Appeal
Mar 1 – Mar 31 all-day
The Bandaged Bear Appeal is The Children’s Hospital at Westmead’s largest annual fundraising appeal. Treating 100,000 patients yearly, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead relies on community generosity to raise essential funds for purchasing the most[...]
International Wheelchair Day
International Wheelchair Day
Mar 1 all-day
What is International Wheelchair Day? International Wheelchair Day is always 1st March and is an annual day of events and activities which take place around the World when wheelchair users celebrate the positive impact a[...]
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International Women’s Day
International Women’s Day
Mar 8 all-day
“On International Women’s Day, let us all pledge to do everything we can to overcome entrenched prejudice, support engagement and activism, and promote gender equality and women’s empowerment.” — UN Secretary-General, António Guterres
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World Down Syndrome Day
World Down Syndrome Day
Mar 21 all-day
World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD), observed on 21 March every year, is a global awareness day which has been officially observed by the United Nations since 2012. Down Syndrome International (DSi) encourages our friends all[...]
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Purple Day
Purple Day
Mar 26 all-day
Purple Day is an international grassroots effort dedicated to increasing awareness about epilepsy worldwide. On March 26th annually, people in countries around the world are invited to wear purple and host events in support of[...]
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Apr
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National Smile Day
Apr 1 all-day

Smile day is The Humour Foundation’s annual fundraising campaign. It is the one day of the year we ask the public to get involved in raising funds to help sick children SMILE in hospitals around Australia. Together we can discover the power of a smile!

Apr
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ANZAC Day
Apr 25 all-day

ANZAC Day is more than a commemoration of the day ANZAC troops landed on the beach at Gallipoli in 1915. it is a day of remembrance for all Australians who served and died in all wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations.

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Wishbone Day
May 6 all-day

Wishbone Day is an international community awareness effort for Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI), also known as ‘brittle bones’.

Wishbone Day is officially celebrated on the 6th May each year. Lead up or post celebrations are also warmly welcomed 🙂 Make sure your celebrations include the colour yellow! and promote the phrase:

“Why is Wishbone Day Important?
Because awareness makes a difference!”

May
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National Sorry Day
May 26 all-day

Aboriginal Flag

National Sorry Day is an Australia-wide observance held on May 26 each year. This day gives people the chance to come together and share the steps towards healing for the Stolen Generations, their families and communities. Stolen generations refer to Indigenous Australians who were forcibly removed from their families and communities.

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National Aboriginal and Islander Children’s Day (NATICD)
Aug 4 all-day

National Aboriginal and Islander Children’s Day (NATICD) is a celebration of human rights and Indigenous children. Held on 4 August each year, NAITCD was first observed by SNAICC in 1988.