- 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.
- 1 October (Sunday) 2017 – Daylight saving begins 2.00 am – put your clocks forward 1 hour. See time zones for more information.
- 2 October (Monday) 2017 – Labour Day – Public Holiday in New South Wales. (See AU Public Holidays.) In NSW Labour Day is observed on the first Monday of October each year.
- 9 October (Monday) 2017 – NSW School Term 4 begins – (See Australian school holiday dates.)
- 10 October – National Firefighters Remembrance Day held each year on the 10th day of the 10th month
- 31 October (Tuesday) 2017 – Halloween – (Having a Halloween party? For party products, ideas and costumes see
ThemesForParties.com.au, and for shopping see our BCL Halloween shopping 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.
- Theatre: Contemporary dance production 7 Vices comes to Sydney for their final show! - by SBPR
Independent dance company *Q2 Dance* proudly presents *7 VICES*, a unique and vibrant dance production created by Shannon Hsu, owner and artistic...
- Festival: BOOgong! Join us for Halloween fun at Googong on Saturday 29 October - by Eventadder123
Join us for Boogong at Googong on Saturday 29 October and be part of the fun, family Halloween event where ghosts and ghouls come out to play. Itll...
- Fair / Fete: Oatley Village Festival - by Bryan Pirie
Saturday 15 October 2016 8.30am 3.30pm Frederick Street Oatley and the Oatley Memorial Gardens The Oatley Village Festival is one of the...
- HOPE AND CHANGE Mental Health Forum - by VerveComms
ARE YOU CARING FOR A FAMILY MEMBER OR FRIEND WITH A MENTAL HEALTH ISSUE, INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY AND/OR UNDER AUTISM SPECTRUM? Keynote Speaker:...
- Theatre: The 2016 Wollongong Fringe Festival' - by SSPR
Forget what you think you know about Wollongong, its not all sand and waves (well it is that too, but its also so much more) & we want to show it...
- Concert: Love Songs: Kate Ceberano and Paul Grabowsky - by City Recital Hall
Saturday 22nd October, 2016 8:00 pm City Recital Hall Join one of Australias most cherished and acclaimed performers *Kate Ceberano* and close...
- Show / Expo: 2016 Volunteer Expo - by 3Bridges Community
Discover the wide range of volunteer roles at this years Volunteer Expo. Match your talents and interests with one of 60 local community groups. ...
- Sport Event: Spring Cycle - by Jane Robertson
SPRING CYCLE - Sunday October 16th Whatever you ride, from rusty old rattlers to carbon fibre, do not miss The Bicycle New South Wales - Spring...