Key internet links on Calendars of Events

This page provides links to calendars of events and observances.


Australian Public Holidays in each state and territory.

Parliament of Australia Sitting Schedule

School Term Dates in each state and territory.

Calendar of Cultural and Religious Dates lists events for different cultural groups and faiths in Australia.


The Earth Calendar lists international holidays and cultural events and can be searched by country, religion or date.

Interfaith Calendar  lists holy and significant days for major religions.

International Days, Weeks, Years and Decades of Observance proclaimed by the United Nations.

Social Issues and Events

Health and Ageing 
The Department of Health Calendar of Events lists lists various weeks and days related to health issues such as diabetes, arthritis and organ donation. It includes contact details and web addresses of sponsoring organisations.

The News and Events service is hosted by the Museums Australia website. Keep up to date on Australian cultural news and events. These news and events pages are based on the content of the news and events pages previously hosted on Australia's Culture Portal, which closed down on 1 July 2010. 

The Australia Council (AC) lists current and upcoming events.

Children and Youth
A list of events, conferences and seminars is compiled by the Australian Clearinghouse for Youth Studies.

Community organisations
The Community Calendar on the website lists national events and dates relevant to the community sector including advocacy and awareness days.

The Indigenous portal on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation website includes an events calendar for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artistic and cultural activities.

The Australian Sport Calendar of sporting events and sports related conferences is maintained by the National Sport Information Centre of the Australian Sports Commission.