If you have an interest in the environment and sustainability, it makes sense to get along to, or get involved in, an environmental event. Events are a great way to get ideas, be inspired, meet like-minded people, and maybe even make a small difference.
Home base for us is Down Under. We’ve compiled a list of the best environmental events and awareness days in Australia.
Follow the links to find exact dates and more about these events.
All Energy Conference
Australian Association for Environmental Education Conference
Australian Walking and Cycling Conference
Backyard Bird Count
Buy Nothing New Month
Environmental Film Festival Australia
Garage Sale Trail
National Bird Week
National Threatened Species Day
National Water Week
Ride to Work Day
Walk to Work Day
You’ll also find environmental social meetups in cities and towns in Australia. These events are a great place to “find your tribe”. They often occur monthly.
Green Drinks in Sydney – the first Tuesday of the month
Green Drinks in Canberra – the second Tuesday of the month
Green Drinks in Brisbane – the third Friday of the month
Green Drinks in other Australian cities
What’s happening in Melbourne? We don’t know! They used to have a vibrant environmental social scene. If you know of a major meetup there get in touch.
See also the Australian Government’s Department of Environment event listing for more events.
If you know a good, significant Australian environmental event we should have included in our list, you’re welcome to suggest it in the comments.
To find out what’s happening internationally, check out our ‘Best Environmental Events in the World‘.