2015 Calendar of Events

(This Calendar of environmental events is sourced from Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, Jan-Feb 2015)

Search the national environmental events calendar and/or national community calendar for any events that might interest you.


International Year of Soils - http://www.fao.org/soils-2015/en/

2015 Calendar of Events

2015 Calendar of Environmental Events

· March - April 2015 - Australian Bat Night (link is external)

 

January

· 26 Australia Day  

February

· 2 World Wetlands Day 

. 7 HOPE Community Forum: "Organics - More than growing food" by Dave Grubb & Pam Pittaway

· 24 Business Clean Up Day 

· 27 Schools Clean Up Day 

March

· 1 Clean Up Australia Day 

· 1-7 Sea Week 

· 3 World Wildlife Day 

· 7 HOPE Community Forum: "Decongestion - 7 steps for Mayors and other City Leaders to cut traffic congestion" by Rachel Smith, AECOM

· 8 International Women's Day 

· 8-14 National Ground Water Awareness Week 

· 14 HOPE Ordinary Meeting

· 20 National Close the Gap Day 

· 21 – 19 Apr Farewell Shorebirds 

· 21 International Day of Forests 

· 21 Harmony Day 

· 22 World Water Day 

· 23 World Meteorological Day 

· 28 Earth Hour 

April

· 10-19 National Youth Week 

· 11 HOPE Executive Meeting

· 11-19 Australian Heritage Week 

· 18 World Heritage Day 

· 22 International Mother Earth Day 

May

· 2 HOPE Community Forum: Introduction to Building Biology - Joanne Galea from Design for Creation

· 4-10 International Composting Awareness Week 

· 9 International Migratory Bird Day 

· 9-10 Gardenfest, Toowoomba - HOPE information display & demonstrations

· 11-17 National Volunteer Week 

· 22 International Day for Biological Diversity 

· 26 National Sorry Day 

· 27-3June National Reconciliation Week 

June

· 5 World Environment Day 

· 6 HOPE Community Forum: "Back to Basics" by HOPE members & friends

· 8 World Oceans Day 

· 3 HOPE Ordinary Meeting

· 15 Global Wind Day 

· 17 World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 

July

· 4 HOPE Community Forum: Junior Landcare by Qld Water and Land Carers

· 7-14 NAIDOC Week 

· 11 World Population Day 

· 22 HOPE information display at USQ Market Day 

· 25 Schools Tree Day 

· 27 National Tree Day 

August

· 1 HOPE community forum (Toowoomba) – Murray-Darling Basin Authority

· 9 International Day for World Indigenous Peoples 

· 9 HOPE information display at Toowoomba Languages & Cultures Festival

· 12 International Youth Day 

· 15-23 National Science Week 

· 19 World Humanitarian Day 

· 19 HOPE information display at U3A Toowoomba’s Seniors Expo

· 24-30 Keep Australia Beautiful Week 

· 23-28 World Water Week 

September

National Biodiversity Month

· 1 National Wattle Day

· 5 HOPE community forum (Toowoomba) - Sustainable Housing - various speakers

· 5 Sustainable House Day 

· 7 National Threatened Species Day 

· 12 HOPE Ordinary Meeting

· 13 Bushcare's Major Day Out 

· 13 National Bilby Day 

· 16 International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 

· 22 World Car-Free Day 

· 24 World Maritime Day 

October

· 1-10 National Organic Week 

- 3 HOPE community forum (Toowoomba) - topic & speakers tbc

· 4 World Animal Day 

· 4-10 World Space Week 

· 5 World Habitat Day 

· 13 International Day for Disaster Reduction 

· 15 National Ride 2 Work Day 

· 17 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 

· 18-24 National Water Week 

· 19-25 Bird Week 

· 19-25 Aussie Backyard Bird Count 

· 24 United Nations Day 

· 27 World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 

November

· 6 International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict 

· 7 HOPE community forum (Toowoomba) - "State of the Park" by NPAQ (National Parks Association of Queensland)

13 National Walk to Work Day 

· 9-15 National Recycling Week 

· 14 HOPE AGM

· 18 International GIS Day 

· 21 World Fisheries Day 

. 28 People's Climate March

December

. 1 HOPE end of year meal and social get-together - Toowoomba City Golf Club

· 3 International Day of People with Disability 

· 5 International Volunteer Day 

· 10 Human Rights Day 

· 11 International Mountain Day 

. 18 to 11 January HOPE office closure over Christmas-New Year holiday period