Mental Health Month
Encourages us to think about our mental health and wellbeing, regardless of whether we have a lived experience of mental illness or not.
Indigenous Business Month
Started by Indigenous business people who see business as a vehicle towards self-determination, a way of providing positive role models for Indigenous Australians and improving quality of life in Indigenous communities.
World Mental Health Day
World Federation for Mental Health initiative to raise public awareness of mental health issues worldwide.
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International Day of the Girl Child
Address the needs and challenges girls face, while promoting girls' empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights.
13 - 19 October
Supports the Australian community to increase their understanding of poverty and to take action collectively to end it.
See how UNSW marked Anti-Poverty Week 2023 with this support and information video.
It is a time to recognise, celebrate and raise awareness of the 2.65 million Australians who provide care and support to a family member or friend.
International Pronouns Day
International Pronouns Day seeks to make respecting, sharing, and educating about personal pronouns commonplace.
Find resources on using LGBTQIA+ Inclusive Language & Pronouns at UNSW.
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
Acknowledge the effort and struggle of people living in poverty, a chance for them to make their concerns heard, and a moment to recognize that poor people are the first ones to fight against poverty.
20 - 26 October
Ace Week (Asexual Awareness Week)
An international campaign dedicated to raising awareness and expanding education of asexuality.
Intersex Awareness Day
Awareness day to highlight the human rights issues faced by Intersex people.
Here's how Intersex Awareness Day was celebrated by EDI at UNSW.