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

Friday, 20 March 2020 (All day) to Tuesday, 30 June 2020 (All day)

The Department of Health has partnered with Aspen Medical who have developed this COVID-19 training. 

This 30-minute online training module is for health care workers in all settings. It covers the fundamentals of infection prevention and control for COVID-19. 

Wednesday, 1 April 2020 (All day) to Thursday, 30 April 2020 (All day)

Premier’s Active April is a month-long campaign encouraging people to get more active, more often.

Sunday, 26 April 2020 (All day) to Saturday, 2 May 2020 (All day)

It’s almost Heart Week! Get your free info kit.

Monday, 4 May 2020 (All day)

World Asthma Day is an annual event organized by the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) to improve asthma awareness and care around the world.

Friday, 15 May 2020 (All day)

Encourage children to build regular walking in their daily routine by walking to, during, and from school.

Sunday, 17 May 2020 (All day)

The International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia 2020.

Monday, 18 May 2020 (All day) to Sunday, 24 May 2020 (All day)

We’re encouraging all Australians to Move More and Age Better! Everyone should exercise regularly throughout all stages of life.

Monday, 18 May 2020 (All day) to Sunday, 24 May 2020 (All day)

National Volunteer Week (NVW) is the annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of our nation’s volunteers.

Wednesday, 27 May 2020 (All day) to Wednesday, 3 June 2020 (All day)

National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.

Monday, 1 June 2020 (All day) to Tuesday, 30 June 2020 (All day)

The National Burns Awareness Month (1-30 June) aims to drive greater awareness amongst the Australian community of burns prevention and the correct first aid treatment for burns.

Monday, 1 June 2020 (All day) to Tuesday, 30 June 2020 (All day)

June is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, a Bowel Cancer Australia initiative to raise awareness of Australia's second deadliest canceand raise funds for the leading community-funded charity dedicated to prevention, early diagnosis, research, quality treatment and the best care for everyone affected by bowel cancer.

Monday, 8 June 2020 (All day) to Sunday, 14 June 2020 (All day)

In 2020, AAIMHI will join with the UK in promoting an awareness of infant mental health during the week of 8-14 June.

Monday, 8 June 2020 (All day) to Sunday, 14 June 2020 (All day)

Why is Australian male health so in need of attention? Why work on men's health?

Sunday, 14 June 2020 (All day) to Saturday, 20 June 2020 (All day)

During Sunday June 14 to Saturday June 20, we will celebrate Refugee Week 2020!   A World of Stories


Sunday, 2 August 2020 (All day) to Saturday, 8 August 2020 (All day)

Homelessness Week is an annual week coordinated by Homelessness Australia to raise awareness of people experiencing homelessness, the issues they face and the action needed to achieve enduring solutions.

Monday, 7 September 2020 (All day) to Friday, 11 September 2020 (All day)

Women’s Health Week is the biggest week in Australia focusing on good health and wellbeing for women and girls. Run by Jean Hailes for Women’s Health, the campaign takes a preventive approach to health by providing resources, tips and information on maintaining good health, inspiring women and girls to learn more and take action.

Thursday, 1 October 2020 (All day) to Friday, 30 October 2020 (All day)

Your community needs your help to Feed Geelong!


Sunday, 15 November 2020 (All day) to Saturday, 21 November 2020 (All day)

Each year Cancer Council Australia and the Australasian College of Dermatologists come together for National Skin Cancer Action Week.

Wednesday, 25 November 2020 (All day) to Thursday, 10 December 2020 (All day)

The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is a global initiative running from 25 November through 10 December, annually.

Tuesday, 1 December 2020 (All day)

World AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year.