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Terms

2020

Term 1: 28 January – 27 March
Term 2: 14 April – 26 June
Term 3: 13 July – 18 September
Term 4: 5 October – 18 December

2021

Term 1: 27 January – 1 April
Term 2: 19 April – 25 June
Term 3: 12 July – 17 September
Term 4: 4 October – 17 December

Public holidays

2020
1 January New Year's Day
27 January Australia Day Holiday
9 March Labour Day
10 April Good Friday
11 April Easter Saturday
12 April Easter Sunday
13 April Easter Monday
25 April ANZAC Day
8 June Queen’s Birthday
23 October Friday before AFL Grand Final
3 November Melbourne Cup
25 December Christmas Day
26 December Boxing Day
27 December Boxing Day Holiday


Dates of recognition or celebration

2020
25 January Chinese New Year
20 February World Day of Social Justice
1 March Clean Up Australia Day
8 March International Women’s Day
14 March Cultural Diversity Week begins (until 22 March)
17 March World Social Work Day
20 March National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence
21 March Harmony Day
29 March Neighbour Day
31 March International Transgender Day of Visibility
2 April World Autism Awareness Day
3 April Victorian Youth Week (until 12 April)
7 April World Health Day
8 April Passover begins (until 16 April)
19 April Orthodox Easter
22 April  Earth Day
23 April Ramadan commences
8 May Neighbourhood House Week (until 15 May)
17 May IDAHOBIT - International Day Against Homophobia,
Biphobia, Intersexism & Transphobia
18 May National Volunteer Week (until 24 May)
23 May Ramadan finishes
24 May Eid al-Fitr
26 May National Sorry Day
27 May Reconciliation Week (until 3 June)
28 May Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea
5 June World Environment Day
14 June Refugee Week (until 20 June)
15 June Elder Abuse Awareness Day
15 June Men’s Health Week (until 21 June)
20 June World Refugee Day
30 July International Day of Friendship
12 August International Youth Day
1 September Adult Learner’s Week (until 8 September)
10 September R U OK? Day
18 September Rosh Hashanah beings (until 20 September) 
27 September Yom Kippur begins (until 28 September)
1 October International Day of Older Persons
10 October World Mental Health Day
11 October Anti-Poverty Week (until 17 October)
30 October National Teacher's Day 
31 October Halloween
12 August International Youth Day
5 November International Volunteer Managers Day
8 November NAIDOC Week (until 15 November)
9 November National Recycling Week (until 15 November)
11 November Remembrance Day
21 November Social Inclusion Week (until 28 November)
25 November International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
3 December International Day of People with Disability
5 December International Volunteer Day
10 December
Human Rights Day
10 December Hanukkah begins (ends 18 December)
18 December International Migrants Day

 

Planning calendar

The Planning Calendar is designed to help neighbourhood houses map out their year of events and programming. It can also be used to plan your social media schedule.