This calendar represents a tangible demonstration of UWA's commitment to supporting cultural and religious diversity within the campus community.

    *Dates — subject to moon sighting

    January

    DateHoly Day/Festival/CelebrationFaith
    1ShogatsuShinto
    5Birthday of Guru Gobind SinghSikhism
    7Nativity of JesusOrthodox Christian
    14MaghiSikhism
    15Makar SankrantiHinduism
    21Bodhi DayBuddhism
    21Tu B'ShevatJudaism
    26Australia DayAustralian
    31Birth Guru Har RaiSikhism

    February

    DateHoly Day/Festival/CelebrationFaith
    5
    Chinese New Year
    Buddhism
    10
    Vasant Panchami
    Hinduism
    13Anniversary of apology to the Stolen generationAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
    15Parinivana/Nirvana DayBuddhism
    19Magha PujaBuddhism

    March

    DateHoly Day/Festival/CelebrationFaith
    4Maha ShivaratriHinduism
    6Ash Wednesday / LentChristian
    11Great lentOrthodox Christian
    20National closing the gap dayAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
    21PurimJewish
    21Hola MohallaSikhism
    21Harmony DayAustralian
    21Gaura PurnimaHinduism
    21Parinirvana DayBuddhism
    21Naw Rúz (Bahá’í New Year)
    Baha'i

    April

    DateHoly Day/Festival/CelebrationFaith
    3Lailat al MirajIslam
    6Hindu New YearHinduism
    14Rama NavamiHinduism
    14VaisakhiSikhism
    19Good FridayChristian
    19 - 21Theravada New YearBuddhism
    19Hanuman JayantiHinduism
    20 - 27PassoverJewish
    21Easter SundayChristian
    21Lailat al Bara'ahIslam
    21RidvanBaha'i
    26Holy Friday (Orthodox)Orthodox Christian
    25Anzac DayAustralian
    27Holy Saturday (Orthodox)Orthodox Christian
    29Ridvan (ninth day)Baha'i

    May

    DateHoly Day/Festival/CelebrationFaith
    2Ridvan (twelth day)Baha'i
    2Birth Guru Arjan DevSikhism
    6Ramadan starts (subject to moonsighting)Islam
    12Vesak Day or Buddha DayBuddhism
    17Narasimha JayantiHinduism
    24Declaration of the BabBaha'i
    26National Sorry DayAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
    27Anniversary 1967 ReferendumAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
    27National Reconcilation Week beginsAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
    29Bahá’u’lláh AscensionBaha'i

    June

    DateHoly Day/Festival/CelebrationFaith
    1Lailat al QadrIslam
    3Mabo DayAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
    4Eid-Al-Fitr (subject to moonsighting)Islam
    9Shavuot (first day)Jewish
    9PentecostChristian
    9Declaration of the BábBaha'i
    16Martyrdom of Guru Arjun Dev JiSikhism

    July

    DateHoly Day/Festival/CelebrationFaith
    1Coming of the Light FestivalAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
    5Birth Guru Hargobind SahibSikhism
    7 - 14NAIDOC WeekAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
    10Martyrdom of the BábBaha'i
    23Birth Guru Harkrishan SahibSikhism

    August

    DateHoly Day/Festival/CelebrationFaith
    4National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day (NAICD)Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
    5Naag PanchamiHinduism
    9International Day of the World’s Indigenous PeoplesAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
    11Tisha B'AvJudaism
    12 - 15Aid El AdhaIslam
    15Sangha DayBuddhism
    15Raksha BandhanHinduism
    24Krishna JanmastamiHinduism

    September

    DateHoly Day/Festival/CelebrationFaith
    1Ra's Essana / New YearIslam
    2Ganesh ChaturthiHinduism
    4Indigenous Literacy DayAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
    6RadhastamiHinduism
    13UN Declaration on Rights of Indigenous PeoplesAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
    23Anant ChaturdashiHinduism
    30Rosh HashanahJudaism

    October

    DateHoly Day/Festival/CelebrationFaith
    4 - 8Durga PujaHinduism
    7Durga NaomiHinduism
    9Birth Guru Ram DasSikhism
    9Yom KippurJewish
    14 - 20SukkotJewish
    17Karwa ChauthHinduism
    27Deepawali- Lakshmi PujaHinduism
    27Bandhi Chhor DivasSikhism
    29Birth of the BábBahá'í
    30Birth of Bahá’u’lláhBahá'í

    November

    DateHoly Day/Festival/CelebrationFaith
    12Birth Guru NanakSikhism
    24Martydom of Guru Tegh BahadurSikhism
    26Day of the CovenantBahá'í
    28Abdu’l-Bahá AscensionBahá'í

    December

    DateHoly Day/Festival/CelebrationFaith
    22-30Chanukah Festival of LightsJewish
    25Christmas DayChristian