Category Archives: Calendar Event

Local sustainability focussed events

Debunking Renewable Energy Myths and Reframing Australian Energy Futures

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Feb ’14267:30 pm On Wednesday 26 Feb 2014 at 7:30 pm Mark Diesendorf will be in Canberra to address...
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Will Tuttle Live in Canberra

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Feb ’14126:30 pm The World Peace Diet What is so simple as eating an apple? And yet, what could...
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Canberra City Farm monthly meeting

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Jan ’14192:00 pm   What is Happening: Our monthly meetings are an opportunity to get involved in, and contribute...
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Enviro Expo 2013 – Queanbeyan Showgrounds

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Sep ’1379:00 am Enviro Expo 2013 is a community event in Queanbeyan to be held a the Showgrounds. All...
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Great Green Fete Arawang Primary School

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Nov ’121010:00 am Join the community at Arawang Primary School for their ‘Great Green Fete’. Enjoy all the traditional...
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Corinbank Festival 2012 (Take 2)

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Nov ’123012:00 pm   What is Happening: After its cancellation due to heavy rain over the scheduled festival week...
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Green Drinks

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Nov ’1285:30 pm   What is Happening: GreenDrinks is a great way to meet new people, make connections, and share ideas...
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Canberra International Electric Vehicle Festival

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Dec ’12110:00 am   What is Happening: Check out electric vehicles of all shapes and sizes, drive an electric...
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How to design and build a comfortable, affordable, energy efficient home in Canberra

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  What is Happening: Learn from experts about what makes your house comfortable, affordable and energy efficient. This...
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Irrigation and Low Water Use Food Gardening

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Nov ’122410:00 am What is Happening: The Canberra Environment Centre is organising this workshop as part of its Canberra...
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Renewable Energy Day

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Nov ’12219:00 am What is Happening: Renewable Energy Day aims to promote and showcase the benefits, opportunities and challenges...
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Pickling Kim-Chi

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Nov ’12104:00 pm   What is Happening: The Canberra Environment Centre is organising this workshop as part of its...
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Keeping Chooks at Home

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Nov ’121010:30 am What is Happening: The Canberra Environment Centre is organising this workshop as part of its Canberra...
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Going Solar

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Nov ’1266:00 pm What is Happening: This workshop is being hosted by the Canberra Environment Centre as part of...
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Eco-Elves Sustainable Night Market

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Dec ’1275:00 pm What is Happening: Join the Canberra Environment Centre for a night of ethical & eco-friendly gifts,...
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Book launch: A Short Introduction to Climate Change by Tony Eggleton

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Oct ’12306:00 pm What is Happening: A Short Introduction to Climate Change was written to explain climate change –...
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State of the Environment Reporting in the ACT

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Nov ’1255:30 pm What is Happening: The guest speaker at the next presentation in the Canberra Urban and Regional...
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Tour the Hume Recycling Centre

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Nov ’12310:00 am What is Happening: Organised by Inner North SEE-Change, this is a repeat of last year’s successful...
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ANU Energy Change Institute – Open Day

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Oct ’12299:00 am What is Happening: Climate change is the challenge. Energy change is the key. Open Day Program...
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Public Forum: Australia’s energy future

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Oct ’12308:30 am What is Happening: This public forum aims to develop the prospects raised in the recently released...
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Make Your Own Wicking Pots

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Oct ’12133:00 pm What is Happening: This workshop is part of the series of SustainAbility workshops organised by the...
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Workshop on Modern Cloth Nappies

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Oct ’122010:00 am What is Happening: This workshop is part of a series of SustainAbility workshops organised by the...
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Bike Maintenance for Beginners

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Oct ’12176:30 pm What is Happening: This workshop is part of the series of SustainAbility workshops organised by the...
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Evolution In The City – Can Cities be Truly Sustainable?

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Oct ’12115:00 pm What is Happening: Can cities be truly sustainable? How do we know when a city is...
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Walk for Solar Comes to Canberra

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Oct ’12105:30 pm What is Happening: Public Meeting to Support Solar Thermal in Port Augusta Australians have an unrivalled...
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The Scramble for Natural Resources: More Food, Less Land?

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Oct ’1298:30 am What is Happening: A CRAWFORD FUND CONFERENCE – For a Food Secure World The conference –...
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Talk about award-winning permaculture garden in Bywong

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Oct ’1246:30 pm At this Permablitz meeting, Chris Curtis of Fresh Landscape Design will talk about an award-winning permaculture...
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Least cost options for 100% renewable energy

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Oct ’1241:00 pm What is Happening: Fenner School Public Seminar by Ben Elliston, UNSW Least cost options are presented...
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The 2012 Great Green Debate

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Oct ’1237:30 pm What is Happening: Should Coal Seam Gas play a larger role in Australia’s energy future? This...
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Information session on SEE-Change doubleglazing bulk-buy

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Oct ’12176:00 pm What is Happening: All around the world, in climates like our own, double glazing is an...
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Lunch at Old Parliament House

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Oct ’121412:00 pm What is Happening: An afternoon of inspiration, celebration and local food at 12-3pm, Sunday 14th October....
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Floriade sustainability focused events

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Oct ’1259:00 am What is Happening: Check out the Floriade program here to find a host of workshops and...
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Green Drinks

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Oct ’12115:30 pm What is Happening: GreenDrinks is a great way to meet new people, make connections, and share ideas on...
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Public Lecture – Managing the world’s most precious resource: Australia’s leadership in creating a new discipline

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Oct ’1296:00 pm What is Happening: In the past decade, there has been no issue more important to Australia...
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Reduce Your Waste-Line

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Oct ’1296:00 pm What is Happening: This workshop is part of the series of SustainAbility workshops organised by the...
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No-Dig Gardening

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Oct ’12610:00 am What is Happening: Part of the series of SustainAbility workshops organised by the Environment Centre in...
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SEE-Change Inner North ‘Over the Back Fence’ Tour

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Oct ’12213:00 pm What is Happening: Share ideas and see examples of what you can do to reduce your...
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Public lecture – The changing face of the Himalayas: Finding opportunities amidst uncertainties

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Oct ’12512:00 pm What is Happening: Rapid changes present development challenges in the Himalayan region. The frequency of floods...
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Canberra Walk for SOLARdarity

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Sep ’123010:00 am Just as 100 walkers arrive in Adelaide from Port Augusta, we will be walking through civic...
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The End of Growth: Peak Oil and the Economy of the Future

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Sep ’12217:00 pm What is Happening: Sustainable Population Australia (SPA) is sponsoring a speaking tour by the renowned author,...
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Doing It Ourselves – Public Lecture (6pm)

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Oct ’12245:45 pm What is Happening: In October, SEE-Change will present a public lecture by Theo Kitchener, founder of...
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Politics, public policy and a noisy environment

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Sep ’12186:00 pm What is Happening: Public Lecture by Professor Steve Dovers The Australian environment challenged European comprehension. As...
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Doing It Ourselves – Public Lecture (6pm)

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What is Happening: In October Canberra SEE-Change will present a public lecture by Theo Kitchener, founder of a...
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Q&ANU: Academic freedom in a world of cures, cloning and climate

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Sep ’12266:00 pm What is Happening: In a world in which science research is increasingly coming under public scrutiny,...
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Living Green Festival 2012

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Oct ’1214 What is Happening: The Living Green Festival – a kinder shade of green The Living Green Festival...
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Canberra City Farm Workshop

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Sep ’12162:00 pm Oct ’12211:00 pm Nov ’12182:00 pm Dec ’12162:00 pm What is Happening: This workshop will progress the Canberra …...
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CONFERENCE: THE FUTURE OF HOMO SAPIENS. 9th October, 2012, National Library of Australia, Canberra, A.C.T.

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Oct ’1298:30 am THE FUTURE OF HOMO SAPIENS A Manning Clark House conference in honor of Phillip Adams Keynote...
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Global artificial photosynthesis for a sustainable world: overcoming scientific and public policy challenges

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Sep ’12126:00 pm What is Happening:  Public Lecture by Professor Tom Faunce For three billion years the photosynthetic process...
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Canberra Sustainability Network – film screening and drinks

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Sep ’12277:00 pm   Canberra Environment Centre & the ANU Environment Collective collaborate to bring you   GROWING OUR...
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Pathways to a Clean Energy Future

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Sep ’12291:00 pm What is Happening: This seminar is being organised by SEE-Change and Beyond Zero Emissions. Mark Spain...
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Canberra premiere screening of the documentary Bimblebox

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Sep ’1285:00 pm We’re excited to announce the Canberra premiere screening of the documentary Bimblebox [more information here]: Haydon-Allen...
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Introduction to Zoning in Permaculture

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Sep ’122910:30 am What is Happening: This is organised by the Canberra Environment Centre as part of its Sustain...
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Introduction to Permaculture Part 2

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Sep ’12223:00 pm What is Happening: Organised by Canberra Environment Centre as part of its Sustain Ability Workshop series...
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Introduction to Permaculture – Part 1

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Sep ’12153:00 pm What is Happening: This is part of the Sustain Ability Workshop series and the Canberra Carbon...
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Worm Farming Workshop

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Sep ’12136:00 pm What is Happening: Organised by Canberra Environment Centre as part of its Sustain Ability Workshops series...
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Canberra premiere screening of documentary Bimblebox

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Sep ’1285:00 pm What is Happening: We’re excited to announce the Canberra premiere screening of the documentary Bimblebox Canberra: Haydon-AllenLecture...
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Composting workshop

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Sep ’12126:00 pm What is Happening: This workshop is organised by the Canberra Environment Centre. There are many different...
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Investing in Energy Efficiency

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Sep ’12810:00 am What is Happening: Due to popular demand, this workshop returns! Would you like to find out...
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Eco-screenprinting workshop

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Sep ’1281:00 pm What is Happening: **ONLY A FEW PLACES LEFT** Coinciding with the Canberra Environment Centre’s Spring Swap...
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Environment Centre’s Annual Spring Swap and Sale

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Sep ’1281:00 pm What is Happening: Second year running, the Canberra Environment Centre’s Spring Swap & Sale aims to...
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Zero Carbon Australia Stationary Energy Plan

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Aug ’12215:30 pm What is Happening: Hear all details of the Zero Carbon Australia Stationary Energy Plan from one...
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Adelaide Avenue Bus Stop Study

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Aug ’122511:00 am What is Happening: The ACT Government is investigating options for bus stops along Adelaide Avenue at...
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Consultation on Jerrabomberra Wetlands Draft Master Plan

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Sep ’1237:00 pm What is Happening: Consultation session where you can have your say on the draft master plan...
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Free Energy Smart Workshop for ACT Homeowners

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Aug ’12295:00 pm The Energy Smart Workshop for ACT Homeowners has been developed by ACT Sustainable Systems with assistance from...
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Free Energy Smart Workshop for ACT Homeowners

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Aug ’12315:00 pm What is Happening: The Energy Smart Workshop for ACT Homeowners has been developed by ACT Sustainable Systems...
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Election Forum on Environmental Issues

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Sep ’122112:00 pm What is Happening: Environment Minister Simon Corbell, Liberal Shadow Minister on Nature Conservation and Water, Vicki...
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Conservation Council Forum – Active Transport 2012

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Aug ’12305:30 pm What is Happening: The Conservation Council ACT Region and member organisation Canberra Loves 40% are holding...
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Green Savvy Sunday at the Old Bus Depot Markets

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Sep ’121610:00 am What is Happening: Green Savvy Sunday brings together products and community groups focused on sustainable living....
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Sustainable House Day-visit sustainable houses

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Sep ’12910:00 am What is Happening: Sustainable House Day is a yearly event that provides an opportunity for members...
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People Power Cook Shops

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Sep ’12810:00 am What is Happening: People Power Canberra is organising a festival day with several businesses at the...
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Getting into Action Workshop

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Aug ’12259:00 am What is Happening: The purpose of the symposium is to inspire people to bring about an...
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Sustainable Commercial Buildings Tour

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Aug ’121212:00 pm What is Happening?: SEE-Change (Woden branch) is organising a Sustainable Commercial BuildingsTour that will give you...
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Japanese Style Pickling

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Aug ’12254:00 pm What is Happening: Learn how to make Nukazuke, Japanese rice bran pickles, using traditional techniques. Your...
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Chemical-Free Cleaning

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Aug ’12226:00 pm What is Happening: Learn how effective cleaning can be, without products made of soaps, chemicals or...
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Co-Op Tour and Vegetarian Cooking Class

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Aug ’121812:00 pm What is Happening: Get to know your local food co-operative through a 45min tour! While they...
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Seed Sowing & Seedling Maintenance

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Aug ’121110:00 am What is Happening: Seeds sown and seedlings planted often die due to a lack of basic...
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Affordable Retro-Fitting For Home Owners

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Aug ’12410:00 am Don’t think that you can afford energy efficient improvements to your home?  This workshop explores simple,...
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Green Drinks

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Aug ’1295:30 pm What is Happening: GreenDrinks is a great way to meet new people, make connections, and share ideas on...
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Ensuring Environmental Outcomes through the Planning Process

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Jul ’12265:30 pm What is Happening: The Conservation Council (ACT Region) July Forum will be a discussion on the...
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Stirling Ridge Work Party

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Jul ’12289:30 am What is Happening: This Friends of Grasslands (FOG) work party will focus on cutting and daubing...
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Climate change and its impact on the oceans: Sea Level Forum

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Jul ’12245:30 pm What is Happening: Global warming, sea level rise and ocean acidification are three prominent issues associated,...
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LJHooker Liveability Seminar

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Jul ’12221:00 pm What is Happening: Welcome Address: Dr Chris Reardon “Sustainable Change and the Critical Role of the...
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Cancelled: “Pathways to Urban Sustainability”, Professor Xuemei Bai

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Jul ’12187:30 pm   What is Happening: Unfortunately this talk has been cancelled as the speaker is ill. Where...
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“Pathways to Urban Sustainability” by Xuemei Bai

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Jul ’12187:30 pm What is Happening: Nature and Society Forum’s July meeting features a talk by Professor Xuemei Bai....
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Canberra’s Community Renewable Energy Forum

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Jul ’122612:30 pm What is Happening: SEE-Change and Canberra Clean Energy Connection are organising this event: What do our...
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Green Drinks

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Jul ’12125:30 pm What is Happening: GreenDrinks is a great way to meet new people, make connections, and share ideas on...
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Spring 2012 Permaculture Design Certificate – Canberra

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  What is Happening: This world-recognized, 72-hour course provides an introduction to permaculture as set forth by movement...
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Celebrating a Price on CO2 Pollution

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Jul ’12212:30 pm What is Happening: Climate Action Canberra, Australian Youth Climate Coalition, SEE-Change, Canberra Loves 40% are organising...
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Cake and apple giveaway. Celebrate the start of a price on CO2 pollution

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What is Happening: Celebrate a price on carbon pollution: cake and apple give-away Where is it On?: MErry...
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Securing safe water, food and climate outcomes for Bangladesh and globally

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Jun ’12169:30 am What is Happening: Bangladesh Environment Network, Healthy Soils Australia and Climate Action Canberra are holding a...
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Nature&SocietyForum Meeting – Colin Butler on Conjuring a Parachute

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Jun ’12207:30 pm What is Happening: Nature and Society Forum meeting, 20 June2012 Associate Professor Colin Butler on Conjuring...
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Australia’s desert heartlands: a vibrant future or a victim in decline?

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Jun ’1255:30 pm CSIRO Climate Adaptation Flagship Science Director Mark Stafford Smith will give a free public lecture on...
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Conservation Council World Environment Day Dinner

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Jun ’1256:00 pm Are you keen to get a delicious free meal, see live music and hear Canberra Times...
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Sustain Ability Workshops – JUNE 2012

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Jun ’12210:00 am What is Happening: Learn new skills to help you tread more lightly on the Earth… Interested...
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Energy Smart Workshops

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Jun ’1275:00 pm What is Happening: By attending the Energy Smart Workshop, participants can work out the best solutions...
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Getting our hands dirty – the future of agriculture and soil management

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May ’12295:15 pm What is Happening: The ANU Fenner School of Environment & Society with the ANU College of Medicine,...
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Public Catch Up with Canberra Loves 40%

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May ’12285:30 pm What is Happening: Canberra Loves 40% will provide an update on developments in the transport debate,...
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Ventis home ventilation – information session

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May ’12296:00 pm What is Happening: SEE-Change is organising an information session on the VENTIS home ventilation system (www.ventis.com.au),...
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Erindale Library 23 May 2012 – Energy Smart Workshop for ACT Homeowners

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What is Happening: Want to be smarter with your energy use? Have a warmer house in winter, a...
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Free Public Event – Sustainable Housing options, Earthship Biotecture Presentation in the ACT –

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Jun ’1217:30 pm What is Happening: Free Public Event – ‘Sustainable Housing Options in Australia’ Come along to an...
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