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.


January

  • New Years Day
  • Australia Day


February

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


March

  • 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


April

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


May

  • 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


June

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


July

  • 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


August

  • 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


September

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


October

  • 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


November

  • 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


December

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

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.


January

  • New Years Day
  • Australia Day


February

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


March

  • 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


April

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


May

  • 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


June

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


July

  • 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


August

  • 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


September

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


October

  • 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


November

  • 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


December

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