Events

08 Mar, 2023 to 08 Mar, 2023

International Women’s Day

Imagine a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. A world that’s diverse, equitable, and inclusive. A world where difference is valued and celebrated. Together we can forge women’s equality. Collectively we can all #EmbraceEquity. Celebrate women’s achievement. Raise awareness about discrimination. Take action to drive gender parity. Visit the website […]

24 Feb, 2023 to 26 Feb, 2023

Cairns Tropical Writers Festival

Cairns Tropical Writers’ Festival is the heart of literature in the tropics. It brings together stories and storytellers from across the region, the country, and the world, to inspire us and feed our literary minds. For national and international visitors, #CTWF is a cultural experience that allows them to touch the inspirational heart of the region […]

10 Dec, 2022 to 10 Dec, 2022

Human Rights Day 2022

This years Human Rights Day will mark the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).  In the decades since the ratification of the UDHR in 1948, human rights have, in real terms, become more recognised and more guaranteed across the globe. However, there is still work to do. The Universal Declaration of […]

03 Dec, 2022 to 03 Dec, 2022

International Day of People with a Disability

Every year, people around the world take part in International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD). It is a day to celebrate the contributions and achievements of people with disability and promote awareness, understanding and acceptance. A key part of IDPwD are the events held to mark the day. Every event helps to make positive […]

15 Nov, 2022

International PEN Day of the Imprisoned Writer (PEN Sydney event)

PEN Sydney is hosting a special event to mark the International PEN Day of the Imprisoned Writer. Guest Speaker Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert will be speaking about her experiences of being an innocent inmate in an Iranian jail for two years. Kylie recently released her memoir based on her experiences. Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert discusses her memoir […]

28 Oct, 2022 to 28 Oct, 2022

World Teachers Day 2022

Australia will celebrate teachers on World Teachers’ Day on Friday 28 October 2022. On Friday 28 October, you can celebrate being part of a remarkable profession by posting a “hats off” selfie on social media, either on your own or with your colleagues. Use these tags: #WTD2022 @aitsl You can also find out more at […]

08 Sep, 2022 to 11 Sep, 2022

Melbourne Writer’s Festival

Melbourne Writers Festival brings writers and readers together to be inspired, challenged and thrilled by an intelligent, rousing and diverse program of books and ideas. Since 1986, the organisation has entertained hundreds of thousands of readers as Australia’s boldest literary festival. Based in Melbourne, a UNESCO City of Literature, we provide the inspiration and framework […]

08 Sep, 2022 to 11 Sep, 2022

Sydney Contemporary 2022

Sydney Contemporary, Australia’s premier art fair returns to Carriageworks this September with the country’s largest and most diverse gathering of local and international galleries. Sydney Contemporary celebrates several days of curated exhibitions and ambitious programming that appeals to the serious collector, art lover and those curious about contemporary art. For booking information and the full […]