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.


September | October | November | December
Ongoing events


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.

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.

1 September 2020

More info on the National Wattle Day website.

Father’s Day

Grab a gift dad will love and help support wildlife conservation this Father’s Day.
online WPSQ shop

6 September 2020

Shop now for dad on the Wildlife Queensland 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: extended to 21 September 2020. Winners announced and prizes awarded on 30 October 2020.
Entries close 21 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.

7 September 2020



Wildlife Queensland AGM 2020

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this year’s Wildlife Queensland AGM will have a limit of 30 attendees. Whilst we will not be providing refreshments, you are welcome to bring your own tea/coffee and snacks. No branch reports will be verbally presented but print versions will be available on the day and emailed to branches after the event.
Lions Club of Redland City inc., 122 Shore Street North, Cleveland, QLD 4163

Saturday, 26 September 2020 from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm

Register to attend at the Wildlife Queensland AGM 2020 event page.

October 2020


Ibis Annual Census – We need your help!​

Everyone knows an Australian white ibis, they are the bird at the park on the picnic table. But did you know they are a protected native species that plays an important role in nature? Help us better understand the ibis and all the great things they do by counting all their friends during national bird week.​ You can help by looking for ibis during the nationwide count between Monday 19th and Sunday 25th October 2020 and record your numbers at https://ecosure.com.au/ibis-watch/. The information will assist scientists and decision-makers to better conserve and manage this important Aussie icon!

19-25 October 2020

More info on the Ecosure website.

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.


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