Below is a list of upcoming health and wellbeing events in the G21 region. Also included are some of the special health-related awareness days/weeks/months.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, 8 August 2019 (All day) to Tuesday, 29 October 2019 (All day)

Volunteering Geelong & the City of Greater Geelong presents a series of workshops for Volunteers & Volunteer Leaders from not- for- profit community organisations or groups.

Friday, 23 August 2019 - 9:30am to 12:30pm

Dr Sally Cockburn (aka Dr Feelgood) will host a panel with representatives from local & regional support services. The panel will explore a family violence case study from initial presentation at a health service through to accessing family violence support.

Sunday, 1 September 2019 (All day) to Saturday, 7 September 2019 (All day)

NAPCAN invites you to get involved with National Child Protection Week this year and play your part in creating safe and nurturing environments for all Australian children.

Monday, 2 September 2019 (All day) to Friday, 6 September 2019 (All day)

Unlock your own powers for good health. Women’s Health Week is time to make positive changes and support all women. Sign up to join all the action from 2–6 September @JeanHailes #WomensHealthWeek

Monday, 2 September 2019 - 12:00pm

Some of the biggest problems facing the disability advocacy sector can be related back to problems presented by the NDIS.  Facilitated by award winning journalist and author of “One Hundred Years of Dirt” Rick Morton, join us for a frank and open interview with the Acting CEO of the NDIA, Vicki Rundle and the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commissioner Graeme Head who will address some of the biggest, most pressing issues as raised by Australias disability advocates.

Sunday, 8 September 2019 - 10:30am to 1:00pm

An opportunity to celebrate our local Parkinson's Community by taking A Walk in the Park to raise awareness and vital funds for Parkinson's Victoria. Register at

Thursday, 12 September 2019 (All day)

R U OK? Day works towards inspiring and empowering everyone to meaningfully connect with the  people around them and start a conversation with anyone who may be struggling with life.

Thursday, 26 September 2019 - 2:30pm to 5:30pm

Dr Sally Cockburn (aka Dr Feelgood) will host a panel with representatives from local & regional support services. The panel will explore a family violence case study from initial presentation at a health service through to accessing family violence support.

Monday, 7 October 2019 (All day)

The Mercy Foundation Grants to End Homelessness are available for seeding initiatives, services, projects, advocacy and research that will contribute to the goal of ending homelessness by supporting housing first and permanent supportive housing solutions.

Saturday, 12 October 2019 - 9:00am

As part of this seminar students will learn about the factors influencing increasing rates of school absenteeism and how bullying is helping to contribute to this issue.

Monday, 14 October 2019 (All day) to Tuesday, 15 October 2019 (All day)

With homelessness at crisis levels, how will we shape a future without it?
Join us to share, discover and learn over two jam-packed days at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre in October. 

Friday, 18 October 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Learn the practical skills you need to design, deliver and evaluate gender sensitive programs and services. This activity-based workshop will be your introductory step-by-step guide to performing a gender analysis in practice.

Friday, 18 October 2019 - 1:45pm to Sunday, 27 October 2019 - 1:45pm

Children's Week in Geelong represents one of the largest community celebrations focusing on young children.

Tuesday, 22 October 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Children and their families are invited to join us for a free morning of fun, interactive and exciting activities that meet the Geelong Children's Week theme of children have the right to be healthy, safe and happy.

Wednesday, 23 October 2019 - 8:30am to 2:30pm

Following the success of last year’s education day, with over 120 booked, we are back and once again proudly sponsored by GenU Training and supported by a host of businesses in bringing you an exciting day of creative entertainment and enriched understanding of mental wellbeing for yourself and t

Thursday, 7 November 2019 (All day) to Saturday, 9 November 2019 (All day)

The Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) welcomes you to Conference 2019, Challenging Inequality: Working together for a just society. This event will be held at the Adelaide Convention Centre, South Australia