26 January Australia Day National Australia Day Council
Phone: (02) 6273 8777
2 February World Wetlands Day
13th-26th The Australian Bird Feeding & Watering Study Register to participate in the study
28 February Business Clean Up Day 1800 CUA DAY
Phone: 1800 282 329
31 March UNAA World Environment Day Climate Action Awards Entries close 31st March
5 March Clean Up Australia Day 1800 CUA DAY
Phone: 1800 282 329
8–26 March Sustainable Living Festival

17 March Ride2School Day
21 March World Forestry Day
22 March World Water Day
23 March World Meteorological Day Climate Knowledge for Climate Action
25 March Earth Hour 8.30pm–9.30pm
6–19 April Royal Easter Show Royal Agricultural Society
Phone: (02) 9704 1111
18 April–21 May National Trust Heritage Festival Discovery and Rediscoveries
Register your event online
18 April World Heritage Day
2–8 May International Composting Awareness Week (ICAW)

Better Soil, Better Life, Better Future
Phone: (02) 9922 1591
8–14 May National Volunteer Week Give Happy Live Happy
15-19 May National Archaeology Week
20 May Walk Safely to School Day Pedestrian Council of Australia
5 June World Environment Day
13 June World Oceans Day
15 June Global Wind Day  
2-9 July NAIDOC Week

Songlines: the living narrative of our nation
3 July Plastic Free July
25-26 July Keep NSW Beautiful Annual Litter Congress
29 July Schools Tree Day

Planet Ark
Phone: 1300 88 5000
31 July National Tree Day

Planet Ark
Phone: 1300 885 000
31 July World Ranger Day
21-27 August Keep Australia Beautiful Week
August–December Record Wombats in Your Local Area Help Map Wombats and Burrows
1–30 September National Biodiversity Month
1–30 September Save the Koala Day Australian Koala Foundation
Phone: (07) 32297233
5–11 September National Landcare Week


7 September National Threatened Species Day

Department of the Environment
Freecall: 1800 803 772
11–17 September Cool Australia's Enviroweek Young Australians Creating a Sustainable Future
11 September Sustainable House Day
Phone: 0430 722 833
11 September National Bilby Day
11 September Bushcare's Major Day Out
17–25 September National Organic Week
Phone: (02) 9922 1591
Free Call: 1300 88 55 66
3 October World Habitat Day
7 October Walk to Work Day Diabetes Australia Walk to Work Day
12 October National Ride to Work Day
21 October KAB Blue Star Sustainability (Regional) Awards Venue at Maitland
23-29 October Aussie Backyard Bird Count Birdlife Australia
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.
18–24 October National Water Week Water - the Heart of our Culture
TBA NSW Government's Green Globe Awards
13-19 November National Recycling Week Planet Ark
National Recycling Hotline: 1300 733 712
14 November KAB Blue Star Sustainability (Metro) Awards Prince Henry Centre Little Bay
21 November World Fisheries Day
3 December International Day of People with Disability
10 December International Human Rights Day World Human Rights Day
11 December International Mountain Day

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