2022 Calendar of Environmental Events

2022 has been designated the International Year of:

You can download a PDF copy of the calendar here.


2nd World Wetlands Day
10th - 11th International Day of Women & Girls in Science


1st Business Clean Up Day
3rd World Wildlife Day
4th Schools Clean Up Day
5th - 13th SeaWeek

Parks Week
6th Clean Up Australia Day
18th Global Recycling Day (TBC)
21st International Day of Forests
21st - 27th Sustainable Seafood Week
22nd World Water Day
23rd World Meteorological Day
25th National Ride2School Day
26th Earth Hour


1st - May 31st Australian Heritage Festival
18th World Heritage Day
22nd Earth Day
25th World Penguin Day


1st - 7th International Composting Awareness Week
11th Hairy Nosed Day
14th World Migratory Bird Day (and October 8)
16th - 22nd National Volunteer Week
20th World Bee Day
22nd International Day for Biological Diversity
23rd World Turtle Day


5th World Environment Day

International Day for the Fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing
7th World Food Safety Day
8th World Oceans Day
17th World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought


1st - 31st Plastic Free July
26th World Mangrove Day
29th Schools Tree Day
31st World Ranger Day

National Tree Day


Landcare Week (TBC)
13th - 21st National Science Week
16th - 22nd Keep Australia Beautiful Week
19th World Humanitarian Day


1st - 31st National Biodiversity Month
1st National Wattle Day

National Walk to Work Day (TBC)
7th National Threatened Species Day
9th National Bilby Day (Charleville Bilby Festival)
12th - 18th National Organic Week
16th International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
22nd World Car-Free Day
25th World Rivers Day
29th International Day of Awareness on Food Loss and Waste Reduction
30th World Maritime Day


1st - 7th Australian Wildlife Week
4th World Habitat Day
8th World Migratory Bird Day (and May 14)
13th International Day for Disaster Reduction
16th World Food Day
17th International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
17th - 23rd/td> Aussie Backyard Bird Count

National Water Week (TBC)

National Ride-2-Work Day (TBC)
24th United Nations Day


5th World Tsunami Awareness Day
7th - 13th National Recycling Week
10th World Science Day for Peace and Development
12th - 20th Pollinator Week
21st World Fisheries Day


5th World Soil Day

International Volunteer Day
6th - 12th Coastcare Week (TBC)
11th International Mountain Day

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