Greendates

2016

26 January Australia Day National Australia Day Council
www.australiaday.gov.au
Phone: (02) 6273 8777
Email: info@australiaday.gov.au
2 February World Wetlands Day www.ramsar.org/activity/world-wetlands-day-2016
1 March Business Clean Up Day 1800 CUA DAY
cleanupaustraliaday.org.au
Phone: 1800 282 329
4 March Schools Clean Up Day 1800 CUA DAY
cleanupaustraliaday.org.au
Phone: 1800 282 329
4 March Ride2School Day www.bicyclenetwork.com.au/general/programs/2242/
6 March Clean Up Australia Day 1800 CUA DAY
cleanupaustraliaday.org.au
Phone: 1800 282 329
17–30 March Royal Easter Show Royal Agricultural Society
hwww.eastershow.com.au
Phone: (02) 9704 1111
21 March World Forestry Day www.tree-nation.com/257346
22 March World Water Day www.unwater.org/worldwaterday
23 March World Meteorological Day Climate Knowledge for Climate Action
www.wmo.int/
19 March Earth Hour 8.30pm–9.30pm
earthhour.org.au
16 April–29 May National Trust Heritage Festival Discovery and Rediscoveries
Register your event online
www.nationaltrust.org.au/nsw/Heritage-Festival
18 April World Heritage Day www.gdrc.org/heritage/world-heritage-day.html
2-8 May International Composting Awareness Week (ICAW)

Better Soil, Better Life, Better Future
www.compostweek.com.au
Phone: (02) 9922 1591
9-15 May National Volunteer Week Give Happy Live Happy
www.volunteeringaustralia.org
20 May Walk Safely to School Day Pedestrian Council of Australia
www.walk.com.au/WSTSD/
Email: walking@walk.com.au
5 June World Environment Day

www.unep.org/wed
13 June World Oceans Day

www.theoceanproject.org/wod
15 June Global Wind Day www.globalwindday.org  
3–10 July NAIDOC Week

Songlines: the living narrative of our nation
www.firsthandsolutions.org/
www.naidoc.org.au
29 July Schools Tree Day

Planet Ark
treeday.planetark.org
Phone: 1300 88 5000
Email: treeday@planetark.com
31 July National Tree Day

Planet Ark
treeday.planetark.ord
Phone: 1300 885 000
Email: treeday@planetark.org
31 July World Ranger Day
internationalrangers.org/world-ranger-day
22-28 August Keep Australia Beautiful Week


www.kab.org.au
31 August - 1 September Keep Australia Beautiful Litter Congress 2016

'Less Litter, Live Better'

Waterview Bicentennial Park, Sydney Olympic Park
Email: events@knswb.org.au
http://knswb.org.au/our-programs/congress-program/

August–December Record Wombats in Your Local Area Help Map Wombats and Burrows
womsat.org.au/womsat/default.aspx
1–30 September National Biodiversity Month www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/month.html
1–30 September Save the Koala Day Australian Koala Foundation
www.savethekoala.com/
Phone: (07) 32297233
Email: akf@savethekoala.com
5-11 September National Landcare Week www.landcareaustralia.org.au/

 

7 September National Threatened Species Day

Department of the Environment
www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/threatened
Freecall: 1800 803 772
Email: ciu@environment.gov.au
11–17 September Cool Australia's Enviroweek Young Australians Creating a Sustainable Future
www.enviroweek.org
11 September Sustainable House Day www.sustainablehouseday.com
Phone: 0430 722 833
Email: admin@shmeco.com
11 September National Bilby Day www.savethebilbyfund.com
11 September Bushcare's Major Day Out www.bushcaresmajordayout.org/
17-25 September National Organic Week www.organicweek.net.au
Phone: (02) 9922 1591
Free Call: 1300 88 55 66
3 October World Habitat Day www.un.org/en/events/habitatday
7 October Walk to Work Day Diabetes Australia Walk to Work Day
www.walk.com.au/wtw/homepage.asp
12 October National Ride to Work Day www.bicyclenetwork.com.au/general/programs/3025/
17-23 October Aussie Backyard Bird Count Birdlife Australia
www.aussiebirdcount.org.au
birdweek@birdlife.org.au
17-23 October Big White Bird Survey Report Australian white ibis and sulphur-crested cockatoos
(and all other birds) through the Aussie Backyard Bird Count website.
www.aussiebirdcount.org.au
www.environment.nsw.gov.au/surveys/WhiteIbisSurvey.htm
www.environment.nsw.gov.au/surveys/CockatooPopulationSurvey.htm
18-24 October National Water Week www.awa.asn.au
27 October NSW Government's Green Globe Awards www.environment.nsw.gov.au/greenglobes
Email: greenglobes@environment.nsw.gov.au
7-13 November National Recycling Week Planet Ark
recyclingweek.planetark.org/
National Recycling Hotline: 1300 733 712
Email: recycling@planetark.org
21 November World Fisheries Day www.gdrc.org/doyourbit/21_11-fisheries-day.html
3 December International Day of People with Disability www.idpwd.com.au/
Email: idpwd@fahcsia.gov.au
10 December International Human Rights Day World Human Rights Day
www.un.org/en/events/humanrightsday/
11 December International Mountain Day www.timeanddate.com/holidays/un/international-mountain-day

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