Here is a month by month overview of prominent Australian national and state community events for inspiration for your wellbeing calendar. You might also find that there are some great events in your local community that suit your workplace.


  • New Years Day
  • Australia Day


  • FebFast Month
  • Ovarian Cancer Month
  • Smart Eating Week
  • Clean Up Australia Day for Business
  • World Cancer Day
  • Wear Red Day for Heart Research


  • Melanoma March
  • World’s Greatest Shave for cancer
  • Brain Awareness Week
  • International Women’s Day
  • Clean Up Australia Day – whole community
  • Run for the Kids
  • World Sleep Day
  • World Compliment Day
  • International Day of happinessWorld Down Syndrome Day


  • Go Blue for Autism Month
  • National Heart Week (also May)
  • Kidney Health Week
  • World Creativity Week
  • National Smile Day
  • Easter
  • Anzac Day


  • Mindful in May Month
  • National Heart Week (also April)
  • Mothers Day walk or run for Breast Cancer
  • Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea
  • HBF Run for a Reason Perth
  • International No Diet Day
  • World Ovarian Cancer Day
  • International Day of Families
  • Wear White to work for suicide and mental illness


  • Men’s Health Week
  • National Blood Donor Week
  • World Blood donor day


  • Dry July Month
  • Australia National Diabetes Week
  • National Donate Life Week for organ donation (July/August)
  • Gold Coast Marathon
  • Lifeline’s Stress Down Day
  • National Pain Week


  • Tradies National Health Month
  • National Donate Life Week for organ donation (July/August)
  • Dental Health Week
  • Sleep Awareness Week
  • Bridge to Brisbane
  • City to Surf Perth
  • Red Nose Day
  • Cancer Council Daffodil DayJeans for Genes Day


  • Women’s Health Week
  • City Bay Fun Run Adelaide
  • Sydney running festival
  • RUOK? Day
  • World Suicide Prevention Day
  • World Car Free DayWorld Heart Day


  • Mental Health Week and Mental Health Month
  • National SafeWork Australia Month
  • Ocsober
  • Breast cancer awareness month
  • Walktober
  • Melbourne Marathon Festival
  • Sun Herald City2surf Sydney
  • Carer’s Week
  • National Nutrition Week
  • Sock it to Suicide Week
  • Ride to work day
  • Pink Ribbon Day for breast and gynaecological cancers
  • World Smile Day
  • Walk to Work Day


  • Movember grow a moustache for men’s health
  • Australian Food Safety Week
  • National Skin cancer awareness week
  • White Ribbon Day for ending violence against women
  • SMH Half marathon Sydney
  • World Diabetes Day
  • World Kindness Day


  • Decembeard for Bowel cancer
  • World Aids Day
  • International Day of Persons with Disability
  • International Volunteers Day
  • Christmas