This month, we remember when Pluto was a planet. We give our dogs a cuddle and an extra walk. We celebrate left-handedness. And we curl up with our favourite books. What. a. month.
Check out July here if you missed it and September will be with you very soon!

Check out the dates below, pick your faves and add them to your content calendar!

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Month-Long Events

Tradies National Health Month
MS Readathon – One month challenge

Special Days – August

August 1
SALA Festival – South Australia
Girlfriend’s Day
Homelessness Prevention Week
OCD and Anxiety Disorders Week
World Breastfeeding Week
Meat Free Week
Honey Money Days
August 3
Melbourne International Film Festival
August 4
Single Working Women’s Day
International Beer Day
National Aboriginal and Islander Children’s Day (NATICD)
August 5
Work Like a Dog Day
August 6
Dental Health Week
National EOS Awareness Week
Sisters’ Day
National Missing Persons Week
August 7
Haemochromatosis Awareness Week
Picnic Day NT
Elvis Week
August 8
Dying To Know Day
Happiness Happens Day
August 9
International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
Book Lovers Day
August 10
Lazy Day
Valerian and The City Of A Thousand Planets in cinemas AUS
S’Mores Day
August 11
Ekka – Brisbane Show
Kidney Kar Rally
August 12
International Youth Day
World Elephant Day
National Science Week
QLD Seniors Week
August 13
Sydney City2Surf
Left-Handers Day
August 14
Cupcake Day
The Story of Diana special – Seven

Want more dates….?

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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