2020 Calendar of Environmental Events


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2020 and beyond

2014-2024 – International Decade of Sustainable Energy for All


20th Penguin Awareness Day


2ndWorld Wetlands Day
11th International Day of Women & Girls in Science
26thBusiness Clean Up Day
28thYouth and Schools Clean Up Day


1stClean Up Australia Day
3rdWorld Wildlife Day
7th - 15thAustralia Parks Week
8thInternational Women's Day
8th - 14thNational Ground Water Awareness Week
15th - 21stHarmony Week
21stInternational Day of Forests
22ndWorld Water Day
23rdWorld Meteorological Day - postponed
28thEarth Hour


18thWorld Heritage Day
18thApril - 19th MayNational Trust Heritage Festival - cancelled
22ndEarth Day
25thApril - 3rd MayWorld Parks Week


3rd - 9thInternational Composting Awareness Week
5th - 7thOZWater'20
9thWorld Migratory Bird Day
18th - 24thNational Volunteer Week
22ndInternational Day for Biological Diversity
23rdWorld Turtle Day
26thNational Sorry Day
27th - 3rd JuneNational Reconciliation Week


5thWorld Environment Day
8thWorld Oceans Day
15thGlobal Wind Day
17thWorld Day to Combat Desertification and Drought


5th - 12thNAIDOC Week - postponed
11thWorld Population Day
31thSchools Tree Day


2ndNational Tree Day
3rd - 9thNational Landcare Week
9thInternational Day for World Indigenous Peoples
12thInternational Youth Day
15th - 23rdNational Science Week
17th - 23rdKeep Australia Beautiful Week
19thWorld Humanitarian Day


National Biodiversity Month
TBCSave the Koala Month
1stNational Wattle Day
4thNational Walk to Work Day
7thNational Threatened Species Day
13thNational Bilby Day
15thConservation Volunteers Bushcare’s Big Day Out – BBDO - cancelled
16thInternational Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
20thSustainable House Day
22ndWorld Car-Free Day
24thWorld Maritime Day



World Animal Day, Australia

World Animal Day UK

5th - 11thAustralian Wildlife Week
7thWorld Habitat Day
10thWorld Migratory Bird Day
13thInternational Day for Disaster Reduction
16thWorld Food Day
17thInternational Day for the Eradication of Poverty
19th - 25thAussie Backyard Bird Count
19th - 25thNational Water Week
21stNational Ride 2 Work Day
21st - 22ndAll Energy 2020 conference
24thUnited Nations Day
27thWorld Day for Audiovisual Heritage


5thWorld Tsunami Awareness Day
8th - 15thPollinator Week
9th - 15thNational Recycling Week
9th - 19thUN Climate Change Conference COP26 - postponed
18thInternational GIS Day
21stWorld Fisheries Day


5thInternational Volunteer Day
5thWorld Soil Day
10thHuman Rights Day
11thInternational Mountain Day
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