Hmmm… Oktoberfest and Ocsober in the same month. Maybe that’s not such a bad idea.
Southern states change their clocks which causes the usual inconveniences between South-east Queensland and New South Wales.
October Events in Brisbane and Queensland
- National Organic Week Australia (NOW) is 10 days of activities designed to increase awareness of the benefits of organic products and farming production systems and accelerate the uptake of these in the wider Australian community and environment.
- 2 October (Sunday) 2016 – Daylight saving begins 2.00 am in southern states – NOT Queensland. See time zones for more information.
- 3 October (Monday) 2016 – Queen’s Birthday – Public Holiday (see AU school and public holiday dates).
- 4 October (Tuesday) 2016 – QLD School Term 4 begins – (Australian school holiday dates.)
- 10 October – National Firefighters Remembrance Day held each year on the 10th day of the 10th month
- 17 October (Monday) 2016 – Student Free Day – (See Queensland school holiday dates.)
- 31 October (Monday) 2016 – Halloween – (Having a Halloween party? For party products, ideas and costumes see ThemesForParties.com.au, and for shopping see our BCL Halloween page.)
- All October – Ocsober – A fundraising program that challenges Australians to cut out alcohol for the month of October.
October Events from the forum
These events are in the order that they have been posted - not in date order.
- Art / Film Festival: BBC First British Film Festival | Oct 27-Nov 16 | Palace Barracks Cinema - by GStegman
Now in its fourth year, exclusively at Palace Cinemas, the BBC First British Film Festival is thrilled to announce highlights from the 2016 program....
- Qld Rose Society Spring Rose Show - by linleyg
The show will be held over the weekend of 1-2 October, 2016. Throughout the show, there will be friendly and experienced rose growers from the...
- Information: Workplace Organising Skills Workshop - by wobbly
This is a free, and unique, two day intensive training course in direct democratic union organising. No matter what industry you work in (or even if...
- Food & Wine Festival: Brisbane Good Food & Wine Show - by Taylor
Raise your glass as we tantalise your tastebuds once again with the return of the Good Food and Wine Show, presented by Citib, at the Brisbane...
- Conference / Convention: Community Legal Centres Queensland Workshop and AGM 2016 - by QAILS
Join Community Legal Centres Queensland for their 2016 workshop and AGM taking place 10 to 11 October at The Gardens Club, Brisbane City Botanic...
- Show / Expo: October Pre-Christmas Caravan and Camping Sale - RNA Showgrounds - by Taylor
From 27-30 October, the Brisbane Showgrounds will transform into a caravanning and camping enthusiast’s playground, with the October Pre-Christmas...
- Concert: Choir of Hard Knocks 10th Anniversary at QPAC on Friday 7th October Sunday - by CarolineK
*Melbourne Street Choir Inc presents* *Choir of Hard Knocks With Founding Artistic Director Dr Jonathon Welch AM* Still Inspiring The World ......
- Show / Expo: Chandler BrisBricks LEGO® Fan Expo 2016 - by BCL Editor
Where: Sleemans Complex, Chandler Arena, Old Cleveland Rd, Chandler, Brisbane Opening Times: Saturday 1st October 2016 9:00am-4:00pm Sunday 2nd...
- Marathon / Fun Run / Walk: Sandgate Sunset Run - by BCL Editor
Sandgate Sunset Run is happening again on Saturday 8 October 2016. Fundraising will help provide practical assistance for local families affected...
- Art Exhibition: Brisbane Open House - by BCL Editor
8 & 9 October 2016 Brisbane Open House is a free-of-charge event, providing residents and visitors with the opportunity to discover the...
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