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October in Sydney & NSW

The weather is getting warmer and the days are longer. We put the clocks forward for Daylight Saving / Summertime on the first Sunday in October. October 2018 in Sydney & NSW 1 October (Monday) 2018 – Labour Day – Public Holiday in New South Wales. (See AU Public Holidays.) In NSW Labour Day is… Read More

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September in Sydney & NSW

September 2018 in Sydney & NSW 2 September (Sunday) 2018 – Father’s Day: (See Father’s Day Gift ideas here and Sydney Father’s Day gift ideas) 3 September (Monday) 2018 – Australian National Flag Day – The Australian Flag was first raised on this day in 1901. 19 September (Wednesday) 2018 – Talk Like a Pirate Day… Read More

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August in Sydney & NSW

August 2018 in Sydney & NSW 6 August (Monday) 2018 – Bank Holiday – Applies to banks and certain financial institutions in NSW 18 to 24 August 2018 – CBCA Children’s Book Week – Celebrating Australian books, authors and illustrators. The 2018 Book Week theme is Find Your Treasure (see our BCL page on Book… Read More

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July in Sydney & NSW

July 2018 in Sydney & NSW  NAIDOC Week is held in the first full week of July. It is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements and is an opportunity to recognise the contributions that Indigenous Australians make to our country and our society. NAIDOC is celebrated not only… Read More

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June in Sydney & NSW

June 2018 Events in Sydney & NSW 5 June – World Environment Day – Commemorated each year on 5 June, is one of the principal vehicles through which the United Nations stimulates worldwide awareness of the environment and enhances political attention and action. 11 June (Monday) 2018 – Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday (see AU school… Read More

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May in Sydney & NSW

Winter is approaching in May and it’s time to get a bit cerebral at the Sydney Writers Festival. Mother’s Day is on the second Sunday in May. May 2018 Events in Sydney and New South Wales Australian Office Professionals Day – Visit our Secretary’s Day page for gift ideas. International Composting Awareness Week Australia (ICAW)… Read More

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April in Sydney & NSW

April 2018 Events in Sydney & New South Wales Change Your Smoke Alarm Battery Day 1 April (Sunday) 2018 – Daylight saving ends 3.00 am– put your clocks back 1 hour. See time zones for more information. 1 April 2018 – Easter Sunday 2 April 2018 – Easter Monday – Public Holiday 13 April (Friday)… Read More

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March in Sydney & NSW

March 2018 in Sydney & NSW 8 March (Thursday) 2018 – International Women’s Day 17 March (Saturday) 2018 – St Patrick’s Day – see Themes for Parties for St Patrick’s Day decorations and costumes. 24 March (Saturday) 2018 – Earth Hour – Switch off your lights from 8:30pm to 9:30pm to send a message about… Read More

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February in Sydney & NSW

February in Sydney is still very hot. Schools have resumed after their summer holidays. Major events include Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day. February 2018 Events in Sydney & NSW 5 February (Monday) 2018 – School Term 1 begins in New South Wales schools: Western division (see AU school holiday dates) This is a pupil free… Read More

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January in Sydney & NSW

January is summer holiday time in Sydney and NSW, beginning with a public holiday for New Year’s Day and another public holiday for Australia Day. School holidays continue until late January. Major events include the Sydney Festival which incorporates film, theatre, dance and music and takes place in laneways and venues around Sydney and Australia… Read More

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