Greendates

2014

November

7th-9th
Keep Australia Beautiful
Tidy Towns Sustainable Communities Awards
www.kab.org.au

12th-19th
IUCN World Parks Congress
Sydney Olympic Park,Homebush Bay, Sydney
www.worldparkscongress.org
www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/world-parks-congress

10th-16th
National Recycling Week
Planet Ark
http://recyclingweek.planetark.org/external link
Phone: (02) 8484 7200
Email: recycling@planetark.org

21st
World Fisheries Day
www.gdrc.org/doyourbit/21_11-fisheries-day.htmlexternal link

28th
Keep Australia Beautiful
Australian Sustainable Cities Awards 2014
www.kab.org.au

28th
Asbestos Awareness Day
www.asbestosawareness.com.au

December

3rd
International Day of People with Disability
www.idpwd.com.au/external link
Email: idpwd@fahcsia.gov.au

10th
Human Rights Day
My Voice Counts
www.un.org/en/events/humanrightsday/external link

11th
International Mountain Day
www.timeanddate.com/holidays/un/international-mountain-dayexternal link

2015

January

5th
National Bird Day
http://www.nationalbirdday.com/

26th
Australia Day
National Australia Day Council
www.australiaday.gov.au
Phone: (02) 6273 8777
Email: info@australiaday.gov.au

February

2nd
World Wetlands Day
'Wetlands take care of water'
www.ramsar.org/cda/en/ramsar-activities-wwds/main/ramsar/1-63-78_4000_0__external link

25th
Business Clean Up Day
1800 CUA DAY
www.cleanupaustraliaday.org.auexternal link
Phone: 1800 282 329

28th
2nd
Schools Clean Up Day
1800 CUA DAY
www.cleanupaustraliaday.org.auexternal link
Phone: 1800 282 329

March

1st
Clean Up Australia Day
1800 CUA DAY
www.cleanupaustraliaday.org.auexternal link
Phone: 1800 282 329

4th-10th
National Seaweek
www.mesa.edu.au/seaweek.aspexternal link

21st
World Forestry Day
Department of Primary Industries (NSW)
www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/forests/info/escapeexternal link

22nd
World Water Day
'Water and Food Security'
www.unwater.orgexternal link
www.worldwaterday.orgexternal link

19th
Ride2School Day
www.bicyclenetwork.com.au/general/ride2school/external link

23rd
World Meteorological Day
www.wmo.int/external link

26th - 8th April
Royal Easter Show 2011
Royal Agricultural Society
www.eastershow.com.auexternal link
Phone: (02) 9704 1111

29th
Earth Hour 2015
switch off 8.30pm
www.earthhour.orgexternal link

April

3rd-4th
Keep Australia Beautiful NSW
Australian Tidy Towns Awards 2014
www.kabnsw.org.au

10th
Birdlife Australia
'Bye-bye birdies: Help us farewell the shorebirds'
Follow their journey from 10 April to 10 May
www.farewellshorebirds.org.au

18th
World Heritage Day
www.gdrc.org/heritage/world-heritage-day.htmlexternal link

22nd
Earth Day
'Mobilize the Earth'
www.earthday.net/external link

May

4th-10th
International Composting Awareness Week (ICAW)
Better Soil, Better Life, Better Future
www.compostweek.com.auexternal link
Phone: (02) 9922 1591

22nd
International Day for Biological Diversity
Biodiversity of Sustainable Development
www.cbd.int/ibdexternal link

23rd
Walk Safely to School Day
Pedestrian Council of Australia
www.walk.com.auexternal link
Email: www.unep.org/wed/2009/englishexternal link

June

5th
World Environment Day
http://www.unep.org/wed/external link

8th
World Oceans Day
www.theoceanproject.org/wodexternal link

15th
Global Wind Day
www.globalwindday.orgexternal link

July

6th-13th
NAIDOC Week
www.firsthandsolutions.org/
www.naidoc.org.auexternal link

18th
Keep Australia Beautiful
Australian Clean Beaches Awards 2014
Sustainable Cities Awards Dinner 2014
www.kabnsw.org.au

24th
Schools Tree Day
Planet Ark
http://treeday.planetark.orgexternal link
Phone: 1300 88 5000
Email: treeday@planetark.com

26th
National Tree Day
Planet Ark
http://treeday.planetark.ordexternal link
Phone: 1300 885 000
Email: treeday@planetark.org

31st
World Ranger Day
http://internationalrangers.org/world-ranger-dayexternal link

August

24th-30th
Keep Australia Beautiful Week
Celebrating 10 years

www.kab.org.auexternal link

24th-30th
Cool Australia's Enviroweek
Young Australians Creating a Sustainable Future
www.enviroweek.orgexternal link

September

1st-30th
National Biodiversity Month
www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/month.htmlexternal link

1st-30th
Save the Koala Day
Australian Koala Foundation
www.savethekoala.com/external link
Phone: (07) 32297233
Email: akf@savethekoala.com

7th
National Threatened Species Day
Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
www.environment.gov.auexternal link
Freecall: 1800 803 772
Email: ciu@environment.gov.au

7th and 14th
Sustainable House Day
www.sustainablehouseday.comexternal link
Phone: 0430 722 833
Email: admin@shmeco.com

14th
National Bilby Day
www.savethebilbyfund.comexternal link

TBA
NSW Government's Green Globe Awards
www.environment.nsw.gov.au/greenglobes
Email: greenglobes@environment.nsw.gov.au

October

3rd-12th
National Organic Week
International Composting Awareness Week Australia
www.compostweek.com.auexternal link
Phone: (02) 9922 1591

7th
World Habitat Day
www.un.org/en/events/habitatdayexternal link

15th
National Ride to Work Day
www.ride2work.com.au/external link

20th-26th
Aussie Backyard Bird Count
Birdlife Australia
www.aussiebirdcount.org.au
birdweek@birdlife.org.au

November

7th-9th
Keep Australia Beautiful
Tidy Towns Sustainable Communities Awards
www.kab.org.au

10th-16th
National Recycling Week
Planet Ark
http://recyclingweek.planetark.org/external link
Phone: (02) 8484 7200
Email: recycling@planetark.org

21st
World Fisheries Day
www.gdrc.org/doyourbit/21_11-fisheries-day.htmlexternal link

28th
Keep Australia Beautiful
Australian Sustainable Cities Awards 2014
www.kab.org.au

December

3rd
International Day of People with Disability
www.idpwd.com.au/external link
Email: idpwd@fahcsia.gov.au

5th
National Volunteer Week
www.volunteeringaustralia.org

10th
Human Rights Day
My Voice Counts
www.un.org/en/events/humanrightsday/external link

11th
International Mountain Day
www.timeanddate.com/holidays/un/international-mountain-dayexternal link

 

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