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Are these in the calendar? 

National Science Week - Saturday 12th to Sunday 20th August

Visit the Festival Page to Find Out More or Register Your Event

Keep Australia Beautiful Week - Tuesday 22nd to Monday 28th August

Visit the Keep Australia Beautiful Page to Find Out More About How To Get Involved

Biodiversity Month - September

The Department of Environment website has a number of tips that you can use to protect biodiversity and to help you create your own program this September. 

National Landcare Week - Tuesday 5th to Monday 11th September

Visit the website to find out more about how you or your workplace can get involved in Landcare

National Threatened Species Day - Thursday 7th September

Threatened Species Day is held each year on 7 September to commemorate the death of the last remaining Tasmanian tiger (also known as the thylacine) at Hobart Zoo in 1936. It is a day to turn the spotlight on native plants, animals and ecosystems that are under threat and reflect on how they can be protected into the future.

Celebrate the day by running your own event or partner up with a local landcare or friends of group. 

World Habitat Day - Monday 2nd October

Stay tuned for the 2017 theme and check out the UN website for more information.  

National Ride 2 Work Day - Wednesday 18th October

National Ride2Work Day is the largest celebration of commuter riding in Australia. Held annually in October, the day celebrates the benefits of riding to work and brings together the communities that support it.

You can find out more information on the bicycle network website.

Monday 23rd to Sunday 29th October - Aussie Backyard Bird Count

Visit the Aussie Bird Count website to register as a counter today.

Tuesday 24th October - United Nations Day

Visit the UN Page to find out more information.

Friday 10th November - World Science Day for Peace and Development

Visit the UN page to find out more information about this celebrated science day.

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Sunday 12th to Sunday 19th November - Pollinator Week

Celebrate the unique and important Australian pollinators in your area.  

Monday 13th to Sunday 19th November - National Recycling Week

Visit the website to find out more about the National Recycling Week, organised by PlanetArk!

Saturday 25th November - Buy Nothing Day

A day to take a holiday from consumerism and spend a day without spending! 

Sunday 3rd December - International Day of People with a Disability

A day to increase public awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability and celebrate the achievements and contributions of people with disability.

Sunday 10th December - Human Rights Day

Find out more information about Human Rights day from the UN website

Advent -calendar -1236036_1920Monday 25th December - The 12 Do's of Christmas

PlanetArk gives 12 tips for what to do around christmas to reduce your impact ont he planet and recycle well.

Friday 2nd February - World Wetlands Day

A day to celebrate the ecological significance of wetlands and the biodiversity that they support.

Saturday 3rd to Wendesday 28th February - The Sustainable Living Festival

Find out more information the events and opportunities at the 2018 Sustainable Living Festival the official website.