Greendates

2018

26 January Australia Day National Australia Day Council
www.australiaday.org.au
Phone: 02 6120 0600
Email: info@australiaday.org.au
27 May - 3 June National Reconciliation Week

www.reconciliation.org.au

2 February World Wetlands Day www.ramsar.org/activity/world-wetlands-day-2016
27 February Business Clean Up Day 1800 CUA DAY
www.cleanup.org.au
Phone: 02 8197 3400
2 March Schools/Youth Clean Up Day 1800 CUA DAY
www.cleanup.org.au
Phone: 02 8197 3400
4 March Clean Up Australia Day 1800 CUA DAY
www.cleanup.org.au
Phone: 02 8197 3400
21 March World Forestry Day tree-nation.com
22 March World Water Day www.unwater.org
23 March World Meteorological Day www.wmo.int/
23 March Ride2School Day www.bicyclenetwork.com.au/rides-and-events/ride2school/
23 March – 3 April Royal Easter Show Royal Agricultural Society
www.eastershow.com.au
Phone: 02 9704 1000
24 March Earth Hour 8.30pm–9.30pm
earthhour.org.au
18 April–21 May National Trust Heritage Festival Discovery and Rediscoveries
Register your event online
www.nationaltrust.org.au/ahf/nsw/
18 April World Heritage Day www.gdrc.org/heritage/world-heritage-day.html
6-12 May International Composting Awareness Week (ICAW)

Better Soil, Better Life, Better Future
www.compostweek.com.au
Phone: 02 9922 1591
16-18 May NSW Heritage Forum 2018

Workshop and training sessions to be held at Aerial UTS Ultimo
Book online:
www.environment.nsw.gov.au/heritage/media/events.htm

18 May Walk Safely to School Day Pedestrian Council of Australia
www.walk.com.au/WSTSD/
Email: walking@walk.com.au
21-27 May National Volunteer Week Give a little. Change a lot
www.volunteeringaustralia.org
5 June World Environment Day

worldenvironmentday.global/

 

8 June World Oceans Day

www.worldoceansday.org/

15 June Global Wind Day www.globalwindday.org  
3 July Plastic Free July www.plasticfreejuly.org/
www.plasticbagfreeday.org
8-15 July NAIDOC Week

'Because of her, we can'

www.naidoc.org.au

27 July Schools Tree Day

Planet Ark

treeday.planetark.org
Phone: 1300 88 5000
Email: treeday@planetark.com

29 July National Tree Day

Planet Ark
treeday.planetark.org/
Phone: 1300 885 000
Email: treeday@planetark.org
31 July World Ranger Day
internationalrangers.org/world-ranger-day
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/biodiversity-month
1–30 September Save the Koala Day

Australian Koala Foundation

www.savethekoala.com/
Phone: 07 3229 7233
Email: akf@savethekoala.com

7 September National Threatened Species Day

Department of the Environment
www.environment.gov.au
Freecall: 1800 803 772
Email: ciu@environment.gov.au
8-16 September National Organic Week

www.organicweek.net.au
Phone: 02 9922 1591
Free Call: 1300 88 55 66
Email: info@core.asn.au

11 September National Bilby Day

www.savethebilbyfund.com
Email: admin@savethebilbyfund.org

16 September Sustainable House Day

www.sustainablehouseday.com
Phone: 03 9631 5421

2 October World Habitat Day www.un.org/en/events/habitatday
4 October NSW Government's Green Globe Awards Green Globes Awards Art Gallery of NSW
www.environment.nsw.gov.au/greenglobes
Email: greenglobes@environment.nsw.gov.au
5 October Walk to Work Day Diabetes Australia Walk to Work Day
www.walk.com.au/wtw/homepage.asp
10-12 October National Landcare Conference Brisbane Conference and Exhibition Centre
Free Call: 1800 151 105
www.landcareaustralia.org.au
18 October National Ride to Work Day www.bicyclenetwork.com.au/rides-and-events/ride2work/
22-28 October Cool Australia's Enviroweek www.enviroweek.org
22-28 October Aussie Backyard Bird Count Birdlife Australia
www.aussiebirdcount.org.au
birdweek@birdlife.org.au
TBA 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
12-18 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
21-27 October National Water Week Water – the Heart of our Culture
www.awa.asn.au
info@awa.asn.au
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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