How’s your 2024 HR Plan? Here’s the ultimate 2024 HR Calendar. - KidsCo

How’s your 2024 HR Plan? Here’s the ultimate 2024 HR Calendar.

How’s your 2024 HR Plan Here’s the ultimate 2024 HR Calendar.

How’s your 2024 HR Plan? Here’s the ultimate 2024 HR Calendar. 

We’re all familiar with that saying: “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail”.

We understand that returning to work in the new year means picking up unfinished tasks, competing priorities and barely any time to breathe! So, we thought we’d help you get a head start in your 2024 HR community and event planning by curating some key social dates with their official resources.

Use the 2024 key social dates below to fuel diversity, inclusion, and belonging in the new year and elevate your employee experience! ✨

P.S. Make life easier by clicking the dates you want to celebrate in our calendar PDF here to add it to your work calendar! 🗓

2024 Key HR Dates 


4 February: World Cancer Day 

9 February: World Pizza Day 

10 February: Lunar New Year 

11 February: International Day of Women and Girls in Science 



8 March: International Women’s Day  

10 March – 8 April: Ramadan  



11 April: National Pet Day ​ 

22 April: World Earth Day 



12 May: Mother’s Day 

15 May: International Day of Families 


27 May – 3 June: Reconciliation Week 



1 June: Global Day of Parents 

10 June: Men’s Health Week 



7 July: NAIDOC Week starts 



4 August: International Beer Day 

30 August: Wear it Purple Day  



1 September: Father’s Day 

12 September: R U OK? Day 



1 – 31 October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month  

10 October: World Mental Health Day  

13 – 19 October: National Carers Week 



1 November: Diwali  

11 November: Remembrance Day​ 



5 December: International Volunteer Day  

10 December: International Human Rights Day 


School Holiday Dates:  

Employee stress and absenteeism peak during the school holidays, especially among working parents and carers. Below are the 2024 term dates to help you forecast potential annual leave taken and when your working parents need extra support.

Here’s what you can do to support your working parents during this period.

If you found this HR calendar helpful, wait until to hear about what KidsCo can do for your organisation! Learn more.

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