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In progress. Will be launched December 2021

Sep 2021
Oct 2021
28 October 2021

Birth of the Prophet Muhammad (Mawlid Al-Nabi) begins on or around 18 October – Muslim

The Prophet Muhammad’s birthday is commemorated in most Muslim-majority countries, and is usually marked by prayers, carnivals, fairs and public processions.

Nov 2021
01 November 2021

All Saints’ Day – Christian

This Christian day honours saints, known and unknown. Saints are men and women recognised for lives of holiness and devotion to God or who were martyred for their faith.

04 November 2021

Deepavali (also known as Diwali) – Festival of Lights – Hindu, Sikh, Jain

Australians of Hindu, Sikh, and Jain faiths celebrate Deepavali (Diwali), or the Festival of Lights, which celebrates the victory of good over evil, light over darkness and knowledge over ignorance.