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Events Calendar

JULY 2018

NAIDOC Week Expo

DATE: 8-15 July
DETAILS: ‘Because of her, we can”
NAIDOC Week is a celebration of Aboriginal, Torres Strait and South Sea Islander cultures – and an opportunity to recognise the contributions of Indigenous Australians in various fields.
LOCATION: Rockhampton
MORE INFO:
www.RockNaidoc.com.au

Homeless Connect Expo

DATE: 26 July
DETAILS: Homeless Connect & Office Promotion
LOCATION: Rockhampton
MORE INFO: www.homelessnessaustralia.org.au

SEPTEMBER 2018

Foster Care Month

DATE: 1-30 September
LOCATION: National

Child Protection Week

DATE: 2-8 September
DETAILS: Child Protection Week – “Play Your Part”
LOCATION: National

Disability Action Week

DATE: 11-17 September
DETAILS: Disability Action Week is an opportunity for the community to come together to shine a spotlight on social inclusion and access issues, and to celebrate the achievements and contributions of people with a disability.
LOCATION: Queensland
MORE INFO: www.communities.qld.gov.au

Beach Day Out

DATE: 14 September
LOCATION: Emu Park

OCTOBER 2018

International Tenant’s Day

DATE: 1 October
DETAILS: On this day throughout the world housing and tenancy issues are promoted and expounded. Issues such as rights for tenants, affordable rental, and tenant participation in all matters related to housing highlight the universality of tenancy.
Each year, events are held across the globe to mark International Tenants’ Day and act as a prompt to tenants to be aware of their rights and for the wider community to be aware of tenancy issues.
LOCATION: International

Mental Health Week

DATE: 6-14 October
DETAILS: Mental Health Week is an annual national awareness event held every year to coincide with World Mental Health Day, which is held on 10 October each year. Mental Health Week aims to raise awareness of the importance of mental health and wellbeing in the wider community, to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness and offers a platform to engage the community in dialogue regarding help-seeking behaviours and mental health promotion.
LOCATION: National
MORE INFO:  TBA

National Carer’s Week

DATE: 15-21 October
DETAILS: National Carer’s Week is an opportunity to raise community awareness about the diversity of carers and their caring roles, to show appreciation and learn about carers and caring in Australia. Carers make an enormous contribution to our communities as well as our national economy. Should all carers decide to stop performing their caring role, it would cost the country $60.3 billion per year to replace those supports.
LOCATION: Lunch and educational event in Rockhampton, Biloela, Emerald & Longreach
MORE INFO:  TBA

NOVEMBER 2018

White Ribbon Day

DATE: 25 November
DETAILS: White Ribbon is Australia’s only national, male led Campaign to end men’s violence against women. White Ribbon Australia observes the International Day of the Elimination of Violence against Women, also known as White Ribbon Day, annually on November 25. White Ribbon Day signals the start of the 16 Days of Activism to Stop Violence against Women, which ends on Human Rights Day (December 10).
LOCATION: Community BBQ
MORE INFO: TBA

DECEMBER 2018

Adopt A Family Christmas Hamper Campaign

DATE: 1-31 December
DETAILS: Yearly organisational campaign providing Christmas hampers

Foster Care Children’s Christmas Party

DETAILS: Christmas parties for children in OOHC are held in conjunction with CSSC to celebrate Christmas.
LOCATION: Gladstone, Longreach, Emerald and Rockhampton

Tenants’ Christmas Party

DETAILS: Yearly Christmas party for Anglicare Central Queensland tenants.
LOCATION: Gladstone, Longreach, Emerald and Rockhampton