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Planning calendar

The NHVic 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.


Terms

2022:

Term 1: 28 January – 8 April
Term 2: 26 April – 24 June
Term 3: 11 July – 16 September
Term 4: 3 October – 20 December
 

2023:

Term 1: 27/30 January – 6 April
Term 2: 24 April – 23 June
Term 3: 10 July – 15 September
Term 4: 2 October – 20 December

 

Public holidays


2022:
1 January New Year's Day
26 January Australia Day
14 March Labour Day
15 April Good Friday
16 April Easter Saturday
17 April Easter Sunday
18 April Easter Monday
25 April ANZAC Day
13 June Queen’s Birthday
TBA Friday before AFL Grand Final
1 November Melbourne Cup
25 December Christmas Day
26 December Boxing Day
27 December Substitute Holiday


Dates of recognition or celebration

2022:
1 February Chinese New Year
20 February World Day of Social Justice
7 March Clean Up Australia Day
8 March International Women’s Day
15 March World Social Work Day
21 March Harmony Day
21 March Cultural Diversity Week begins (until 28 March)
26 March Earth Hour (8.30pm-9.30pm)
27 March Neighbour Day
31 March International Transgender Day of Visibility
2 April Ramadan commences (until 1 May)
2 April World Autism Awareness Day
7 April World Health Day
15 April Passover begins (until 23 April)
22 April  Earth Day
24 April Orthodox Easter
2 May Eid-al-Fitr (until 3 May)
9 May Neighbourhood House Week (until 15 May)
16 May
National Volunteer Week (until 23 May)
17 May IDAHOBIT - International Day Against Homophobia,
Biphobia, Intersexism & Transphobia
22 May Schizophrenia Awareness Week (until 28 May)
26 May National Sorry Day
27 May Reconciliation Week (until 3 June)
27 May Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea
5 June World Environment Day
15 June Elder Abuse Awareness Day
13 June Men’s Health Week (until 19 June)
19 June
Refugee Week (until 25 June)
20 June World Refugee Day
3 July NAIDOC Week (until 10 July)
30 July International Day of Friendship
31 July  National Tree Day
12 August International Youth Day
19 August World Humanitarian Day
22 August National Skills Week (until 28 August)
26 August Wear it Purple Day
1 September Adult Learner’s Week (until 8 September)
8 September R U OK? Day
13 September National Science Week (until 21 August)
25 September Rosh Hashanah beings (until 27 September) 
1 October International Day of Older Persons
4 October Yom Kippur begins (until 5 October)
10 October World Mental Health Day
24 October Diwali
28 October National Teacher's Day 
31 October Halloween
5 November International Volunteer Managers Day
7 November National Recycling Week (until 14 November)
11 November Remembrance Day
20 November Social Inclusion Week (until 28 November)
25 November International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Commencement of 16 Days of Activism
26 November Social Inclusion Week (until 4 December)
3 December International Day of People with Disability
5 December International Volunteer Day
10 December
Human Rights Day
18 December Hanukkah begins (ends 26 December)
18 December International Migrants Day