Neighbour Day 2021

Neighbour Day encourages people across all communities to build and strengthen their social connections. Because every day is neighbour day.

Whilst Neighbour Day is officially celebrated on the last Sunday in March each year, the purpose of the campaign is to raise national awareness of the importance of social connection and neighbourly actions throughout the year. The campaign encourages people to make meaningful connections that last beyond the day itself.

The official theme for Neighbour Day 2021 on Sunday 28 March is ‘Every day is neighbour day’ – building on the growing movement of people taking neighbourly actions every day of the year, whether in person or from a distance.

Whether through a cuppa, a picnic in the park, a neighbourly action, or a message of support, Neighbour Day is the perfect opportunity to reach out to neighbours, both near and far.

Check out the Neighbour Day website for more info.

Register your event here

Healthy Tasmania Neighbour Day Challenge

We’re very excited to be partnering again with Healthy Tasmania to support and encourage people to connect with their neighbours.

The Healthy Tasmania Challenge invites local Tasmanian community members, groups and organisations to support healthy Neighbour Day activities and neighbourly action every day.

You could get up to $1000 for your community. You must register to enter the Healthy Tasmania Neighbour Day Community Challenge:

Apply here by 15 March 2021 and briefly tell us:

  1. About your group and planned Neighbour Day event.
  2. How you would spend up to $1 000 to support your healthy Neighbour Day activities and every day neighbourly action to help create social connections and address loneliness in your community.

Create a new group or project in your community that connects people of all ages.

Projects might include a heritage walk in your town, a community space upgrade, cooking with friends or a local walking group. Visit Healthy Tasmania to read stories from the Neighbour Day 2020 Challenge. Read the full list of the 2020 Healthy Tasmania Neighbour Day Community Challenge winners and their projects.

Winning entries to be announced 19 March 2021, see Terms and Conditions.

The Healthy Tasmania Challenge is proudly supported by the Tasmanian Government.

Every day is neighbour day

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