Welcome to Australia’s largest mental health festival.

***WINNER of the 2018 Australian Event Awards and Symposium for Best New Event***

The Big Anxiety is a biennial festival, returning 27 September – 3 November, 2019. Full program announced, August 2019.

The inaugural 2017 Festival encompassed 75 projects in 32 venues across Greater Sydney, spanning 5 thematic streams. The Big Anxiety is proud to be represented by our team of 2017 Ambassadors.

The Big Anxiety is an initiative of the University of New South Wales, Sydney. 

Our events are free or low-cost – but we need your help today to keep the festival accessible to all.

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