16th September 2019 – International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

On the 16th of September 1987, the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer was signed for the first time. Since then the date is used to raise awareness on the issues surrounding ozone layer depletion and climate change. This years theme is “32 Years and Healing”. “The Montreal Protocol has led to Continue Reading

World Suicide Prevention Day – 10th September

The theme for 2019 ‘Shining a Light on World Suicide Prevention Day’. World Suicide Prevention Day is organised by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP). Suicide Prevention Australia CEO, Nieves Murray said, “Never before have we seen so much political attention focused on suicide prevention. Governments at a state and national level are focused Continue Reading

International Literacy Day – 8th September

International Literacy Day (IDL) has been celebrated around the world since 1967. It is a reminder to the public of the importance of literacy and of the challenges many people still face with reading and writing. This year’s theme is ‘Literacy and multiculturalism’ which ties in with the ‘International Year of Indigenous Languages’. “Our world Continue Reading