Wear Orange Wednesday (WOW Day) is your chance to show support for all State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers around Australia.
There are more than 9,000 dedicated SES volunteers in New South Wales alone who give their personal time to respond to emergencies across the State, 24 hours a day.
On WOW Day, Wednesday 22 May 2019, wear orange and take the time to say thanks to the SES volunteers who give so much.
Get involved, take a selfie and upload to your social media account with the hashtag #thankyouses
Think orange and thank orange. Here’s cheers to you, our volunteers!
Download Social Media Kit
2019 media resources coming soon. Check back later.
On Wednesday 22 May, the colour orange will be on-trend across Australia, as people say thanks to SES volunteers nationally as part of Wear Orange Wednesday, or WOW Day.
The social media/marketing coordinator of your organisation can support SES volunteers this WOW Day by posting or sharing our ORANGE social media campaign.
Pencil WOW Day into your online content calendar, download the WOW Day social media web tiles and post to your platform. That simple!
Don't forget the hashtag #ThankYouSES.
Keep an eye out for the #WOWDay Facebook Profile Frame and change your profile to support SES volunteers around the country.
Example Post (from 2018)
[Organisation/Business name] would like to thank all SES volunteers across Australia who give up their time to support their communities in flood, storm and tsunami emergencies this #WOWDay
Learn more and get involved: www.wearorangewednesday.com.au/
How You Can Get Involved
Will your school and workplace go orange for Wear Orange Wednesday?
The SES is painting the town ORANGE for Wear Orange Wednesday (WOW Day) on 22 May and we want you to join in the fun. Get your family and friends to wear something orange to work or school to show support for SES volunteers.
Get your school involved and wear orange:
School factsheet 2018 (2019 resources coming soon)
Get your workplace involved and wear orange:
Workplace factsheet 2018 (2019 resources coming soon)
Download the general factsheet
For more ways you can get involved, visit the WOW Day website.