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
- Friday 4 to Sunday 13 October 2013 – 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.
- 6 October (Sunday) 2013 – Daylight saving begins 2.00 am in southern states – NOT Queensland. See time zones for more information.
- 7 October (Monday) 2013 – Labour Day – Public holiday “On Tuesday, 30 October 2012, amendments to the Holidays Act 1983 were passed by Parliament prescribing that from 2013, the Birthday of the Sovereign (Queen’s Birthday) public holiday is to be observed on the second Monday in June and the Labour Day public holiday is to be observed on the first Monday in October. ” (ref) (See AU school and public holiday dates.)
- 8 October (Tuesday) 2013 – QLD School Term 4 begins – (Australian school holiday dates.)
- 10 October (Thursday) 2013 – National Firefighters Remembrance Day held each year on the 10th day of the 10th month
- 21 October (Monday) 2013 – Student Free Day – (See Queensland school holiday dates.)
- 31 October (Thursday) 2013 – Halloween – (Having a Halloween party? For party products, ideas and costumes see Themes4Parties, 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
- Conference / Convention: NCWQ Parent's and Children's Conference "Children with Potential" 2 & 3 Oct 2013 - by Ian
A conference for enthusiastic students and their parents convened by The National Council of Women of Queensland Inc. at The Lakes College, College...
- Sport Event: ARMOR ALL Gold Coast 600 - by carly
Get set to party as the V8 Supercars ARMOR ALL Gold Coast 600, Oct 25 27, is set to host a festival fuelled with entertainment on track and off....
- Hamiltons Tropical Garden 12th & 13th October 2013 - by neilham
Hamiltons Tropical Garden Open Saturday 27h & Sunday 28th April 2013 And Saturday 12th October & Sunday 13th October 2013 - 10AM to 4.30PM...
- Queensland Model Railway Show Steam Train - 26 October 2013 - by The Workshops Rail Museum
Go from life-like to life size with the Queensland Model Railway Show Steam Train when you journey from the Museum to Grandchester and back again to...
- Build it! Steam Train - 2 Wednesday - by The Workshops Rail Museum
Youve seen a train be assembled at the Build it! event, now climb aboard the real thing for a special school holiday journey from the Museum to...
- Show / Expo: Queensland Model Railway Show - by The Workshops Rail Museum
26&27 October See real life scenes and creations of imaginations in small intricate detail! Much time, patience and love is put into the hobby of...
- Steam Train Sunday - 6 October - by The Workshops Rail Museum
All aboard! Travel through Brisbane on an historic steam train and relive the splendour of a bygone era. It's BIG LOUD FUN as you board the steam...
- Marathon / Fun Run / Walk: 5th - 7th October 2013, Great Noosa Trail Walk, Cooroy - by Firefly
The Great Noosa Trail Walk is a 3 day journey on 5, 6 and 7 October 2013 through the natural and cultural landscape of the Noosa hinterland known as...
- Market: BrisStyle indie Twilight Market - 18 October 2013 - King George Square - 5 to 9pm - by brisstyle
The BrisStyle indie Twilight Markets in the heart of Brisbanes King George Square offers a unique home-grown experience unique to Brisbane. These...
- ACO - Brahms 4 & Steven Isserlis Tue 22 Oct 8pm 2013 - by email@example.com
DVOŘÁK Cello Concerto No.1 BRAHMS Symphony No.4 Richard Tognetti Director & Violin Steven Isserlis Cello Australian Chamber Orchestra The...
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