Greendates

2015

Date Event Details
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

2016

Date Event Details
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
TBA International Composting Awareness Week (ICAW)

Better Soil, Better Life, Better Future
www.compostweek.com.au
Phone: (02) 9922 1591
TBA National Volunteer Week Give Happy Live Happy
www.volunteeringaustralia.org
TBA International Day for Biological Diversity Biodiversity of Sustainable Development
www.cbd.int/ibd
20 May Walk Safely to School Day Pedestrian Council of Australia
www.walk.com.au/WSTSD/
Email: www.unep.org/wed/2009/english
TBA National Reconciliation Week 2015

The theme for 2015 is: It’s time to change it up.

Reconciliation Australia’s dedicated website.

TBA Green Week

Visit Green Markets
Phone: 02 9514 2000
www.uts.edu.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
TBA Schools Tree Day

Planet Ark
treeday.planetark.org
Phone: 1300 88 5000
Email: treeday@planetark.com
TBA 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
TBA Keep Australia Beautiful Australian Clean Beaches Awards 2015
Sustainable Cities Awards Dinner 2015
www.kabnsw.org.au
TBA Keep Australia Beautiful Week


www.kab.org.au
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
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
TBA Bushcare's Major Day Out www.bushcaresmajordayout.org/
TBA 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
TBA Big White Bird Survey Report Australian white ibis and sulphur-crested cockatoos.
The count is scheduled for Sunday 11 October
but we’ll accept counts within a week of this date

www.environment.nsw.gov.au/surveys/WhiteIbisSurvey.htm

www.environment.nsw.gov.au/surveys/CockatooPopulationSurvey.htm

TBA National Ride to Work Day www.ride2work.com.au/
TBA NSW Government's Green Globe Awards www.environment.nsw.gov.au/greenglobes
Email: greenglobes@environment.nsw.gov.au
TBA Graffiti Removal Day Phone: 1300 665 310
www.graffitiremovalday.org.au
TBA National Water Week www.awa.asn.au/nationalwaterweek/
TBA Aussie Backyard Bird Count Birdlife Australia
www.aussiebirdcount.org.au
birdweek@birdlife.org.au
TBA Walk to Work Day Diabetes Australia Walk to Work Day
www.walk.com.au/wtw/homepage.asp
TBA Keep Australia Beautiful Australian Sustainable Cities Awards 2015
www.kab.org.au
TBA 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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