Mental Health Week

5-11 October

Mental Health Week is about challenging ourselves to see mental illness in a more positive light, breaking down the barriers that can hold us back from having important conversations about our mental wellbeing.

From first-hand experiences with mental illness to expertise in psychology and mindfulness, these speakers can open up the dialogue in your workplace with warmth, compassion, and a touch of humour.

More information and resources about Mental Health Week are available here.

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16 Days of Activism Against Domestic Violence

25 November-10 December

The campaign for 16 Days of Activism Against Domestic Violence is a unified effort to galvanise action towards ending violence against women and girls around the world.

To change the culture that drives gendered violence, we need to change the conversation. The campaign calls on us to create opportunities for dialogue between activists, policy-makers and the public, and empowers us to call out gender inequality, marginalisation and discrimination in our workplaces and communties.

More information and resources about 16 Days of Activism are available here.

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International Women’s Day

8 March

With a vision of creating a world where women and girls everywhere have equal rights and opportunities, International Women’s Day (IWD) is a time to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

We work with some of the brightest and bravest women in business, media, sport and STEM. With stories to share of triumphs, challenges and progress, their words will inspire men and women alike to show their support for gender equality – in the workplace, and everywhere.

More information and resources about International Women’s Day are available here.

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Harmony Week

16-24 March

Harmony Day 21 March

With almost half of all Australians either born overseas or having a parent who was, Cultural Diversity Week is an opportunity to celebrate the richness that multiculturalism brings to our workplaces and communities.

We can connect you with a diversity of speakers who are passionate about promoting cross-cultural understanding and offering fresh perspectives on what it means to be an Australian.

More information and resources about Harmony Week are available here.

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IDAHOBIT

17 May

Each year, International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) marks a day for people all over Australia to stand against discrimination and show support for our of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and queer (LGBTIQ) friends, colleagues and families.

Recognising IDAHOBIT in your workplace each year is a chance to show ongoing commitment for LGBTIQ equality – pride, not prejudice!

More information and resources about IDAHOBIT are available here.

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Reconciliation Week

27 May-3 June

National Reconciliation Week invites all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.

With an aim to inspire conversations about how we can create a nation strengthened by respectful relationships between the wider Australian community, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, these dates commemorate two significant milestones in the reconciliation journey— the successful 1967 referendum (27 May), and the High Court Mabo decision (3 June).

More information and resources about Reconciliation Week are available here.

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World Environment Day

5 June

World Environment Day encourages us to take positive environmental action. It’s all about coming together to ensure a cleaner, greener and brighter outlook for ourselves and future generations.

We work with environmental scientists, activists and advocates who inspire us to realise our power to become agents for change, and share ideas for building a sustainable future.

More information and resources about World Environment Day are available here.

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Men’s Health Week

11-17 June

Men’s Health Week is about recognising the key health issues men face, and reducing the stigma that can hold them back from accessing help when it’s needed most.

By challenging harmful stereotypes and promoting cultural change, men can be empowered to speak up about issues they are facing in their lives.

A conversation can change a life. Drawing from their own experiences – from battling the black dog to working on the front lines of support services – our speakers can help to open up the dialogue for change.

More information and resources about Men’s Health Week are available here.

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Refugee Week

16-22 June

Refugee Week is a time to celebrate the courage, resilience and valuable contributions of refugees to Australian society.

This week provides a platform to promote positive stories of asylum seekers and refugees to create a culture of welcome, and to remind us that regardless of our differences, we all share a common humanity.

More information and resources about Refugee Week are available here.

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NAIDOC Week

1-7 July

Australians of all backgrounds come together to recognise and celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples during NAIDOC Week.

We work with some vital Indigenous voices in the Australian media – from advocacy to the arts, education and sport, these inspiring speakers are leading the conversation for change.

More information and resources about NAIDOC Week are available here.

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