The National Calendar | Do Something!
Do Something's guide to community events

30 Sep -
07 Oct

Be Kind to Animals Week

Be Kind to Animals Week

Edgars Mission Be Kind To Animals Week is an opportunity to take a step back from our busy lives and think about those that ask nothing of us. During the first week of October please do something to celebrate your concern for animals worldwide.

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01 Oct -
31 Oct

Foot Health Month

Foot Health Month

Foot Health Month is hosted every year as an initiative of the Australasian Podiatry Council, the peak body for podiatry in Australia. The Foot Health Month campaign seeks to remind the public about the significance of good foot health and encourage people to seek more information about the services that podiatrists offer.

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30 Sep -
31 Oct

National Safe Work Month

National Safe Work Month

Safe Work Australia National Safe Work Australia Month aims to raise awareness of workplace safety and encourage all working Australians to get involved in and concentrate on safety in their workplace to reduce death, injury and disease.

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21 Aug -
13 Nov

The Bloody Long Walk Series

The Bloody Long Walk Series

The Bloody Long Walk is a challenge to cure mitochondrial disease (mito). Walk, jog or run and enjoy spectacular scenery whilst raising vital funds to help find a cure for mito. Mito is a debilitating and potentially fatal genetic disorder that impairs the body's ability to convert food into the energy needed to power muscles and major organs; 1 in 200 people are at risk of developing mito.

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02 Oct -
08 Oct

NHW Week

NHW Week

Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) is a community led safety and awareness program working in partnership with police. It aims to prevent crime, stop social isolation and increase the safety, security and quality of life for everyone in the community. NHW Week aims to raise awareness of and promote membership to local NHW programs and the benefits of belonging to a local NHW group.

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16 Oct -
20 Oct

National Wound Awareness Week

National Wound Awareness Week

Australia’s fifth national Wound Awareness Week will highlight how the delivery of wound management can be significantly improved for patients, carers and family members, wound management clinicians, and the national health budget.

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22 Oct -
28 Oct

Occupational Therapy Week

Occupational Therapy Week

OT Week is run each year on the week commencing on the third Sunday in October. In 2017 it will be held from Sunday 22 October until Saturday 28 October, inclusive. OT Week helps promote the many ways occupational therapy can help people at all stages of life to reach their potential.

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