2023 Environmental Events Calendar

(Sourced from the Australian Government - Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water - https://www.dcceew.gov.au/about/news/stay-informed/events )

2023 has been designated the International Year of Millets - www.fao.org/millets-2023/en

You can download a pdf copy of the calendar here.


2nd World Wetlands Day
10th - 11th International Day of Women & Girls in Science
28th Business Clean Up Day


3rd World Wildlife Day
3rd Schools Clean Up Day
4th - 12th SeaWeek

Parks Week
5th Clean Up Australia Day
18th Global Recycling Day
20th - 26th National Water Week
21st International Day of Forests
27th Mar - 2nd Apr Sustainable Seafood Week
22nd World Water Day
23rd World Meteorological Day
24th National Ride2School Day
25th Earth Hour


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


7th - 13th International Composting Awareness Week
11th Hairy Nosed Day
13th World Migratory Bird Day (and October 14)
15th - 21st 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
28th Schools Tree Day
31st World Ranger Day

National Tree Day


1st - 7th Landcare Week (TBC)
7th - 13th Keep Australia Beautiful Week
12th - 20th National Science Week
19th World Humanitarian Day
20th - 24th World Water Week


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

National Walk to Work Day (TBC)
7th National Threatened Species Day
10th National Bilby Day (Charleville Bilby Festival)
18th - 24th National Organic Week
16th International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
22nd World Car-Free Day
24th World Rivers Day
28th World Maritime Day
29th International Day of Awareness on Food Loss and Waste Reduction


1st - 7th Australian Wildlife Week
3rd World Habitat Day
13th International Day for Disaster Reduction
14th World Migratory Bird Day (and May 13)
16th World Food Day
17th International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
17th - 23rd Aussie Backyard Bird Count(tbc)
18th National Ride-2-Work Day
24th United Nations Day


5th World Tsunami Awareness Day
13th - 19th Pollinator Week
6th - 12th National Recycling Week
10th World Science Day for Peace and Development
21st World Fisheries Day


5th World Soil Day

International Volunteer Day
5th - 10th Coastcare Week (TBC)
11th International Mountain Day

Contact us

If you have an event that you would like included on this calendar, please forward details to: [email protected]

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