What's On Calendar
February 28, 2016 Events, What's On No Comments

What's On Calendar

 

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) update:

Given the developments related to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), Wildlife Queensland and its Branches are assessing the formats and timings of upcoming WPSQ events and will keep you informed of any changes as new information arrives. Please refer to our Facebook page for updates.

The health and safety of our members, supporters, staff and volunteers is a top priority for Wildlife Queensland. We will continue to follow advice from the federal government and Queensland Health.


 

Our What’s On Calendar is a free service to groups and organisations concerned with the Australian environment and wildlife, that wish to bring their activities to the attention of our readers. Check back regularly for event updates!

To have an event considered for inclusion in our What’s On Calendar

  • Please complete the What’s On submission form
  • Please keep your submissions as brief as possible and be sure to include all necessary contact details.

2020

August | September | October | November | December
Ongoing events

August 2020

Clean Up Australia PLOG-A-THON

Get fitter whilst picking up litter!
various

1 June – 31 August 2020

More information on the Clean Up Australia website.
 

National Tree Day

National Tree Day is a call to action for all Australians to put their hands in the earth and give back to their community.
various

2 August 2020

More information on the National Tree Day website.
 

National Landcare Week

The annual Landcare Week campaign celebrates and acknowledges the thousands of Landcare networks and groups, facilitators, and other environmental care community groups, and volunteers across Australia working on conservation and sustainable land management activities in their local area.
various

3 to 9 August 2020

 

Science Fun Day – Redland City Ekka Public Holiday

Science Fun Day, Redland City Ekka Public Holiday – celebrating National Science Week. With this year’s theme being Deep Blue, we will be looking at experiments that are sustainable and environmentally friendly with Wildlife Queensland as our special guest to show you how to build a frog pond and grow your own seeds.
Redland Museum, 60 Smith Street, Cleveland, Queensland 4163

Monday, 10 August 2020 from 10.00 am to 3.00 pm

More information on the Redland Museum website.
 

National Science Week

National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology. Running each year in August, it features more than 1000 events around Australia, including those delivered by universities, schools, research institutions, libraries, museums and science centres.
various

15 to 23 August 2020

More information on the National Science Week website.
 

Keep Australia Beautiful Week

Keep Australia Beautiful Week is held late August each year to raise awareness about the simple things we can all do in our daily lives to reduce our impact on the environment and encourage action.
various

17 to 23 August 2020

More information on the Keep Australia Beautiful Week website.
 

September 2020

National Biodiversity Month

Biodiversity Month is held in September each year and aims to promote the importance of protecting, conserving and improving biodiversity both within Australia and across the world.
various

1 to 30 September 2020

 

National Wattle Day

Since 1992 National Wattle Day has been celebrated on 1 September in all of Australia’s States and Territories.
various

1 September 2020

More info on the National Wattle Day website.
 

2020 Cicada Film Festival

Make a film and make a difference! An initiative of Wildlife Queensland Bayside Branch, the Cicada Film Festival is a short-film competition helping South-East Queensland youth to be heard on environmental issues. The competition has two categories – General and Oceans, and two age groups – U14 and 14-24 (inclusive). Individuals under the age of 25 are invited to submit a film about an environmental issue that’s relevant to South-East Queensland. Maximum film length: 3 minutes. Entries close 7 September 2020, Threatened Species Day. Winners announced and prizes awarded on 30 October 2020.
Entries close 7 September 2020
 

National Threatened Species Day

National Threatened Species Day is commemorated across the country on 7 September to raise awareness of plants and animals at risk of extinction.
various

7 September 2020

 

 

October 2020

November 2020

 

December 2020

 

Ongoing Events

Wildlife Queensland Brisbane Branch

Monthly talks by Wildlife Queensland Brisbane Branch 

Free event. All are welcome to attend the free monthly environmental talks presented by Wildlife Queensland’s Brisbane Branch on the fourth Tuesday of most months.
Albion Peace Hall, 102 McDonald Road, Windsor, Qld

Monthly (refer to Facebook page for dates) @ 7:30pm

More info on Facebook.
 
Wildlife Queensland Bayside Branch

Monthly talks by Wildlife Queensland Bayside Branch 

Free event. All are welcome to attend the free monthly environmental talks presented by Wildlife Queensland’s Bayside Branch.
Redlands Multi Sports Club, Cnr Bailey & Randall Rd, Birkdale, Qld

Monthly (refer to Facebook page for dates) @ 7:00pm

More info on Facebook.
 
Wildlife Queensland Fraser Coast Branch

Monthly Nature Walks by Wildlife Queensland Fraser Coast Branch 

Participation in the walks is free for members of Wildlife Queensland Fraser Coast. Non-members will be asked to make a $5 donation per walk. Most walks are on the first weekend of the month.
various

Monthly

More info on our webpage or email frasercoast@wildlife.org.au.
 

Nature in the Library Talks by Wildlife Queensland Fraser Coast Branch 

Free event. A fabulous line-up of wildlife talks. Everyone welcome.

  • 1.00 pm – 2.00 pm, third Friday of the month at Hervey Bay library
  • 1.00 pm – 2.00 pm, fourth Friday of the month at Maryborough Library

NOTICE: In response to COVID-19, Fraser Coast Libraries will remain closed until further notice.

 
Wildlife Queensland Sunshine Coast Branch

Faunawatch Regular Survey and walks – Wildlife Queensland Sunshine Coast Branch

FaunaWatch is a community-based program run by Wildlife Queensland’s Sunshine Coast Branch.

  • Faunawatch regular survey Maroochy Botanical Gardens
  • Fourth Monday walks various locations

Refer to the Faunawatch webpage for dates and locations.

More info on Faunawatch survey events are in the latest Faunawatch Newsletter.
 

Written by wildlife1ict