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27AUGWildflower Art and Garden FestivalSUNDAY 27 AUGUST 2017
This year's Wildflower Art and Garden Festival will be held at the Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden. After the success of the Sculpture Walk at Ku-ring-gai Council’s Wildflower Art and Garden Festival for the past two years, the environmentally- themed walk will be on again.
01SEPDementia Awareness Month
Organisation: Alzheimer's Australia
Dementia Awareness Month is the national flagship month for Alzheimer's Australia's community awareness activities. There will be events and activities held around the country to broaden understanding of dementia-friendly communities during Dementia Awareness Month.
Website: www. fightdementia. org. au.
07SEPNDIS WORKFORCE FORUM FAR NORTH QUEENSLANDThe Far North Queensland (FNQ) forum will bring together a broad range of key stakeholders from across the Disability sector skills ecosystem. The aim of the forum is to explore, share and hear insights and work collaboratively to develop strategies for the FNQ NDIS Region (Aurukun, Cairns, Cassowary Coast, Cook, Croydon, Douglas, Etheridge, Hope Vale, Kowanyama, Lockhart River, Mapoon, Napranum, Northern Peninsula, Pormpuraaw, Tablelands, Torres, Torres Strait Island, Weipa, Wujal Wujal, and Yarrabah Local Government Areas) to assist in ensuring that we have the right NDIS Workforce, with the right skills, in the right place, at the right time to resource the full implementation of NDIS.
08SEPR U OK? Day
Organisation: R U OK Foundation
Are You Ok Day is an annual national day of action that aims to get Australians, right across the entire spectrum of society, connecting with friends and loved ones, by reaching out to anyone doing it tough and simply asking: "Are you ok?" talking about suicide with someone at risk actually reduces the chances of them taking their life.
Organisation: Assistance Dogs Australia
Dogtober is a way to get involved with Assistance Dogs, have some fun and help train another 25 super pups to help people with physical disabilities. You can help by creating your own doggie themed event or being sponsored to undertake a challenge which will raise much needed funds and awareness.
30SEPMental Health Month NSW
Organisation: Mental Health Association NSW
Mental Health Month NSW is part of a national mental health promotion campaign held throughout October each year. The timing of the campaign centres on World Mental Health Day, which is marked each year on October 10.
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