August Key Dates

In August, we strap in for the biggest sporting event around – The Rio Olympics! However, there are heaps of other days to keep in mind for August. Jeans for Genes day, RSPCA Cupcake Day, Snuffleupagus’s Birthday – and let us not forget the controversial historical day, Pluto Demoted Day.

Check out the key dates for June and July here. September’s dates will be with us very soon!

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August Key Dates

August 1
Northern Territory Picnic Day
Girlfriend’s Day
Meat Free Week
MS Readathon – One month challenge
August 3
Gruen 8:30pm ABC
August 4
Absolutely Fabulous The Movie in cinemas
National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day
August 5
Summer Olympics, Brazil
International Beer Day
Work Like a Dog Day
Jeans for Genes Day
August 6
Rio Olympics 6am AEST Seven
August 8
Dying To Know Day
August 9
Book Lovers Day
International Day of the World’s Indigenous People
August 10
Royal National Agricultural Show Day Queensland
S’Mores Day
August 11
World Population Day
August 12
Int’l Youth Day
The Get Down (Netflix)
August 13
International Left-Hander’s Day
Science Week – Aus
August 14
Tisha B’Av

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2021 Key Dates Calendar

Looking for a listing of key dates, fun events and holidays to help you plan your social media content for 2021? This dates listing covers everything from Australian public holidays, silly days, sporting events and award shows from January through til December 2021.

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