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

01 Jul -
31 Jul

JulEYE

JulEYE

RANZCO Eye Foundation Get your eyes tested this JulEYE. 75% of vision loss is preventable or treatable if detected early enough, yet every 65 minutes an Australian loses part or all of their vision.

SHARE:
Email

01 Jul -
31 Jul

National Desexing Month

National Desexing Month

Unplanned litters contribute to the overpopulation of cats and dogs and if you choose not to desex your pet then you are inviting the possibility of your pet breeding. During National Desexing Month specials are offered to the general public for the month of July.

SHARE:
Email

08 Jul -
14 Jul

National Diabetes Week

National Diabetes Week

Diabetes Australia. Each year Diabetes Australia celebrates National Diabetes Week to raise awareness about diabetes in Australia. The campaign aims to educate Australia of the risk factors for type 2 diabetes and how type 2 can be prevented.

SHARE:
Email

08 Jul -
15 Jul

NAIDOC Week

NAIDOC Week

NAIDOC NAIDOC stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee. NAIDOC Week is held in the first full week of July. It is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and an opportunity to recognise the contributions that Indigenous Australians make to our country and our society.

SHARE:
Email

15 Jul -
21 Jul

Wounds Awareness Week

Wounds Awareness Week

Every day nearly half a million Australians live with a chronic wound. People with wounds come from all areas of life yet they suffer in silence with wounds that take years to heal. When you start talking to people about wounds - there's no shortage of stories we can all relate to.

SHARE:
Email

15 Jul -
21 Oct

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.

SHARE:
Email

16 Jul -
22 Jul

National Farm Safety Week

National Farm Safety Week

Farmsafe Australia members are united in efforts to reduce the deaths and injuries associated with health and safety risks on farms. The 2018 National Farm Safety Week theme continues to highlight the importance of business and industry working together to increase the well-being of Australian farmers through innovation and improved attention to health and safety outcomes.

SHARE:
Email

18 Jul

Nelson Mandela International Day

Nelson Mandela International Day

United Nations. The UN and the Nelson Mandela Foundation call on people across the world to devote 67 minutes of their time to helping people on Nelson Mandela International Day - one minute for each year Nelson Mandela devoted his life to serving humanity.

SHARE:
Email

20 Jul

National Pyjama Foundation

National Pyjama Foundation

National Pyjama Day is all about wearing your best bedtime attire to help The Pyjama Foundation raise much-needed awareness and funds for children in foster care. So this July put on your favourite PJ's, make a donation, and get your friends/colleagues involved! Register your workplace or school today to receive a free host kit!

SHARE:
Email

21 Jul -
04 Aug

Sydney's Biggest Backyard On Show

Sydney's Biggest Backyard On Show

Australia's largest urban park is opening the gates with a series of free events and fun activities for all ages. Some of these activities include: * Food trucks * Dog walking * Tree top climbing * Aboriginal star glazing * Tree planting * Spartan workout tour * Warrigal dog run * Dawn patrol * Spot that water bug * Sydney zoo in attendance

SHARE:
Email

24 Jul

Stress Down Day

Stress Down Day

Lifeline Australia. Stress Down Day is a fundraising event to help cover the cost of running Lifeline's 24 hour telephone counseling line - 13 11 14. Workplaces participate by enjoying a day of stress reducing activities, including wearing casual dress to work, in exchange for a donation to the cause.

SHARE:
Email

25 Jul

Do Something Day 2018

Do Something Day 2018

News Corp's community publications NewsLocal, Leader Community News and Quest Community News have partnered with DoSomething to recognise & encourage the extraordinary contributions made by everyday Australians. 10 major charities are involved; Salvos, Vinnies, RedCross, OTPC, Lions Club, Meals On Wheels, SES, RSPCA, Foodbank & UN Virtual Volunteers.

SHARE:
Email

27 Jul

Schools Tree Day

Schools Tree Day

Each year around 250,000 Australian school students participate in Schools Tree Day - a special National Tree Day event just for kids. It's a great opportunity for children to learn about nature, get outside and have fun at the same time. This Schools Tree Day, all schools and their students are encouraged get involved and plant some trees for a healthier planet!

SHARE:
Email

29 Jul

National Tree Day

National Tree Day

Planet Ark Planet Ark is calling for people to connect with nature by getting involved in National Tree Day, Australia's largest tree-planting and nature care event. People can participate by becoming National Tree Day site coordinators or attending plantings in their local areas.

SHARE:
Email

29 Jul -
04 Aug

National Missing Persons Week

National Missing Persons Week

Australian Federal Police. National Missing Persons Week aims to raise awareness about the significant number of young Australians reported missing. Out of the estimated 35,000 people who are reported missing each year, approximately 20,000 are under the age of 18.

SHARE:
Email

29 Jul -
04 Aug

Be A Souperhero

Be A Souperhero

The Salvation Army We're calling on all Souperheroes to change the world one bowl of soup at a time! By taking the Soup Challenge from Saturday 29th July to Friday 4th August, you will be a Souperhero to people in crisis. The funds you raise will assist the Salvos in continuing to provide services and support to people experiencing hardship and disadvantage.

SHARE:
Email

29 Jul -
05 Aug

Donate Life Week

Donate Life Week

DonateLife Week is Australia's national awareness week to promote organ and tissue donation and is led by the Organ and Tissue Authority as part of the Australian Government's National Reform Agenda to increase organ and tissue donation rates.

SHARE:
Email