The calendar of upcoming environmental events and activities across NSW.


26 January  Australia Day

National Australia Day Council

Phone: 02 6120 0600
2 February  World Wetlands Day

World Wetlands Day 2020: Wetlands and Water

1 March Business Clean-up Day 1800 CUA DAY
Phone: 02 8197 3400 
5 March Schools/Youth Clean-up Day 1800 CUA DAY
Phone: 02 8197 3400 
6 March Clean Up Australia Day  1800 CUA DAY
Phone: 02 8197 3400  
21 March  World Forestry Day


22 March  World Water Day 

United Nations Water (UN-Water)

23 March  World Meteorological Day 

World Meteorological Organisation 

 25 March Ride2School Day
Bicycle Network: Ride2School 
26 March  Earth Hour 

World Wildlife Fund Earth Hour

1 April Walk to Work Day   Diabetes Australia Walk to Work Day 
8-19 April Royal Easter Show  Royal Agricultural Society
Phone: 02 9704 1000 
18 April  World Heritage Day 

International Council on Monuments and Sites, Australia

1 April - 31 May  National Trust Heritage Festival  Discovery and Rediscoveries
Register your event online
1-7 May International Composting Awareness Week (ICAW) 

Better Soil, Better Life, Better Future
International Compost Awareness Week, Australia
Phone: 02 9922 1591 

20 May  Walk Safely to School Day  Pedestrian Council of Australia
16-22 May National Volunteer Week 

Give a little, change a lot
Volunteering Australia

27 May - 3 June  National Reconciliation Week

More than a word. Reconciliation takes action.
Reconciliation Australia

5 June  World Environment Day

United Nations World Environment Day

8 June World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day Youth Advisory Council

15 June Global Wind Day

Wind Europe and Global and Energy Council

1-31 July Plastic Free July 

Plastic Free Foundation

3-10 July NAIDOC Week 

Creative Spirits
National NAIDOC Committee

29 July Schools Tree Day 

Planet Ark Schools Tree Day
Phone: 1300 88 5000

31 July World Ranger Day  International Ranger Federation 
31 July  National Tree Day 

Planet Ark National Tree Day
Phone: 1300 885 000

16-22 August  Keep Australia Beautiful Week 

Keep Australia Beautiful (KAB)

August-December  Record Wombats in Your Local Area

Help Map Wombats and Burrows

1-30 September  National Biodiversity Month 

Biodiversity Month

1-30 September  Save the Koala Month  Australian Koala Foundation
Phone: 07 3229 7233
7 September  National Threatened Species Day  Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Freecall: 1800 803 772
20-26 September National Organic Week 

Centre for Organic Research and Education
Phone: 02 9922 1591
Free Call: 1300 88 55 66

13 September  National Bilby Day 

Save the Bilby Fund

TBA  Sustainable House Day

Renew Australia Sustainable House Day
Phone: 03 9631 5421 

1 October  World Habitat Day 

United Nations World Habitat Day

TBA  NSW Government Green Globe Awards  Green Globes Awards
TBA  National Ride to Work Day

Bicycle Network: Ride2Work

TBA  Cool Australia's Enviroweek 

Cool Australia's Enviroweek

17-23 October  National Water Week 

Australian Water Association National Water Week

18-24 October Aussie Backyard Bird Count  Birdlife Australia
TBA  Big White Bird Survey 

Report Australian white ibis and sulphur-crested cockatoos
(and all other birds) through the Aussie Backyard Bird Count website.
Aussie Backyard Bird Count

8-14 November  National Recycling Week  Planet Ark National Recycling Week
National Recycling Hotline: 1300 733 712
21 November  World Fisheries Day  World Fisheries Day 
3 December  International Day of People with Disability

United Nations International Day of People with Disability

10 December International Human Rights Day  United Nations World Human Rights Day
11 December  International Mountain Day 

United Nations International Mountain Day