Good Dates for the Diary in Spring 2023

Find out how to get involved in these Australian awareness days in 2023, and make a positive difference to your environment and community.

  • 8 Sep 2023
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It’s always the right time to spread good vibes, but it’s even better when we come together with a united purpose. With so many fantastic awareness days in Australia in 2023, you’ll find opportunities to support local communities, learn about important issues and help drive meaningful change. Mark these in your diary and make a date with doing good.

Wear it Purple Day

25 August

Today, we dress loud and proud in purple to show support for rainbow young people. For this year’s event, expect to see thousands of schools, organisations and workplaces taking part, acknowledging LGBTQIA+ youth and celebrating their right to show up as their true selves. It’s official everyone looks amazing in purple.

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R U OK Day

14 September

“Are you ok?” Three little words can make a world of difference to someone who’s struggling. At the end of the day, we never really know who’s having a hard time beneath the surface. So, this date is a friendly reminder to check in with those around you. Kick-starting that conversation is a simple step, but it’s one that could change a life.

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Australian Organic Awareness Month

1-30 September 2023 

September is Australian Organic Awareness Month, encouraging us to choose certified organic for our health and the environment. Look out for organic certification when buying fresh produce, packaged food and beverages, cosmetics and skincare, home and garden products, and textiles. Your body and the planet will thank you.

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World Mental Health Day

Tuesday 10 October

Mental health issues are a growing problem in Australia. So looking after your mental well-being, and supporting others, has never been more critical. This World Mental Health Day, the message is simple, “Look after your mental health, Australia”.

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World Food Day

18 October

World Food Day helps educate people on ways to change simple daily habits and decisions to make a difference and help build a Zero Hunger Generation. This World Food Day, you can help feed someone in need by donating the price of a meal via OzHarvest.  

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These national awareness days in Australia are celebrations of kindness and community. They’re valuable reminders of ways we can leave the world a little better than we found it. Join in and share the good vibes right through the rest of the year, and beyond.