Best environmental events Australia

We’ve compiled a list of the best environmental events and awareness days in Australia. (Home base for us is Down Under.)

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.

Follow the links to find exact dates and more info about these events.

Sustainable Living Festival
Seymour Alternative Farming Expo

Australian Circular Fashion Conference
Clean Up Australia Day
Earth Hour
Transitions Film Festival
Oxfam Trailwalker (Melbourne)
Sustainability Leaders Summit

Off-Grid Living Festival
National Sustainability Conference
National Trust Heritage Festival

Composting Awareness Week
National Reconciliation Week
Permaculture Day

Clean Energy Summit
Liveable Cities Conference
National Tree Day
Plastic Free July
SMH Sustainability Summit

Keep Australia Beautiful Week
National Science Week
Oxfam Trailwalker (Sydney)

Bushcare’s Big Day Out
Meat Free Week
National Organic Week
Sustainable House Day

All Energy Conference
Australian Association for Environmental Education Conference
Australian Walking and Cycling Conference
Backyard Bird Count
Biodiversity Month
Buy Nothing New Month
Environmental Film Festival Australia
Enviro Week
Garage Sale Trail
National Bird Week
National Threatened Species Day
National Water Week
Ride to Work Day
Walk to Work Day

Banksia Sustainability Awards
Ecological Society of Australia Annual Conference
National Energy Efficiency Conference
National Recycling Week
Sustainable Building Awards


Environmental Meetups (year-round)

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.

Sydney Green Drinks GreenUps Meetup
GreenUps is a monthly social meetup in Sydney for green thinkers

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.


More environmental events in Australia 

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.


International environmental events

To find out what’s happening internationally, check out our ‘Best Environmental Events in the World‘.


Phil Stubbs

Blogger, Podcaster, Producer at The Environment Show

Environmental Podcaster, Blogger and Producer at The Environment Show. I'm based in Sydney, Australia.

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