Calendar of Environmental (& Social Justice) Events

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2016 and beyond

2016 - International Year of Pulses 2014-2024 International Decade of Sustainable Energy for All


26th JanAustralia DayTop


2nd FebWorld Wetlands Day
27 Feb - 6 MarSea WeekTop


1st MarBusiness Clean Up Day
3rd MarWorld Wildlife Day
4th MarSchools Clean Up Day
6th MarClean Up Australia Day
27 Feb - 6 MarSea Week
6 - 12 MarNational Ground Water Awareness Week
17th MarNational Close the Gap Day
ddFarewell Shorebirds - Dates to be confirmed
19th MarEarth Hour
21st MarInternational Day of Forests
21st MarHarmony Day
22nd MarWorld Water Day
23rd MarWorld Meteorological DayTop


16 - 24 AprAustralian Heritage Week
18th AprWorld Heritage Day
22nd AprInternational Mother Earth Day
22nd AprEarth DayTop


1 - 7 MayInternational Composting Awareness Week
9 - 15 MayNational Volunteer Week
10 - 12 MayOZWater'16
14th MayWorld Migratory Bird Day
21st MayWorld Fish Migration Day
22nd MayInternational Day for Biological Diversity
23rd MayWorld Turtle Day
26th MayNational Sorry Day
27 May - 3 JunNational Reconciliation WeekTop


27 May - 3 JunNational Reconciliation Week
5th JunWorld Environment Day
8th JunWorld Oceans Day
17th JunWorld Day to Combat Desertification and DroughtTop


3 - 12 JulNAIDOC Week
11th JulWorld Population Day
29th JulSchools Tree Day
31st JulNational Tree DayTop


9th AugInternational Day for World Indigenous Peoples
12th AugInternational Youth Day
13 - 21 AugNational Science Week
19th AugWorld Humanitarian Day
22 - 28 AugKeep Australia Beautiful WeekTop


1 - 30 SepNational Biodiversity Month
1st SepNational Wattle Day
5 - 11 SepNational Landcare Week
7th SepNational Threatened Species Day
11th SepSustainable House Day
11th SepNational Bilby Day
16th SepInternational Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
ddWorld Parks Day - Dates to be confirmed
22nd SepWorld Car-Free Day
22nd SepWorld Maritime Day Top


3rd OctWorld Habitat Day
4th OctWorld Animal Day
12th OctNational Ride 2 Work Day
13th OctInternational Day for Disaster Reduction
17th OctInternational Day for the Eradication of Poverty
17 - 23 OctBird Week
17 - 23 OctAussie Backyard Bird Count
18 - 24 OctNational Water Week
24th OctUnited Nations DayTop


6th NovInternational Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict
7 - 13 NovNational Recycling Week
11th NovNational Walk to Work Day
21st NovWorld Fisheries DayTop


3rd DecInternational Day of People with Disability
5th DecInternational Volunteer Day
10th DecHuman Rights Day
11th DecInternational Mountain DayTop