Environmental events - Plastic Free July

Leard Forest Blockade against Whitehaven Coal

Sunday, 5 August 2012 - 7:00am to Friday, 30 December 2016 - 9:00pm

Coal 2016? Really?? Give up Australia. Whitehaven coal is about to begin clearing more forest at Maules Creek for an open cut mine. Come and stop them!

Pilliga Forest Blockade against Santos Gas

Friday, 1 January 2016 - 9:00am to Saturday, 31 December 2016 - 11:00pm

The Gomeroi people and local community are welcoming people to become Pilliga Protectors and to participate in the action camp in the Pilliga forest.

Plastic Free July

Friday, 1 July 2016 (All day) to Sunday, 31 July 2016 (All day)

The challenge is quite simple...attempt to refuse single-use plastic during July.

Currawong Kids - Fire

Thursday, 14 July 2016 - 10:00am to Thursday, 28 July 2016 - 1:00pm

Can you really make a fire without matches? 3 week nature connection workshop series for home educators

Permaculture Design Course

Saturday, 16 July 2016 - 9:00am to Friday, 29 July 2016 - 5:00pm

A Milkwood Permaculture Design Course teaches you the skills and knowledge to design and implement fundamental and life-changing resilience into your everyday home, community and beyond.

Kimberley Custodian Supporter Trip

Saturday, 23 July 2016 - 12:00pm to Saturday, 30 July 2016 - 3:00pm

The Kimberley is one of the last great wilderness areas left on our planet, and has been cared for for millennia by one of the world’s most ancient living cultures.

Poseidon's Warriors - An Evening of Oceanic Extremity

Friday, 29 July 2016 - 8:00pm

Sea Shepherd Melbourne is holding its first Metal night fundraiser at the iconic Reverence Hotel with four of Melbourne's finest heavy hitters

Tree Planting for Wildlife Weekend

Saturday, 30 July 2016 - 8:30am to Sunday, 31 July 2016 - 5:00pm

You'll be fascinated to hear about the complex ecological issues we are tackling, and surprised by the amazing results from 20 years of concentrated effort in this one district!

Join Oxfam for a Special Screening of Sonita at MIFF

Saturday, 30 July 2016 - 1:00pm

Sonita tells the remarkable, inspiring story of a gutsy 14-year-old Afghan refugee living in Iran whose dream in life is to become the next Rihanna

Collisions Film Screening and Special Event

Saturday, 30 July 2016 - 5:00pm

Join us for an evening of music, food, drink, art, film, and a very special speaker - OA Tilman Ruff. The event is a fundraiser for the Australia Nuclear Free Alliance national gathering in Kalgoorlie

BZE Discussion Group - Dan Cass - Battery Technology Charges Ahead

Monday, 1 August 2016 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm

Renewable energy solutions

Victoria's Giant Trees

Tuesday, 2 August 2016 - 6:00pm

Giant tree detectives, Brett Misfud & Grant Harris present their research paper on the largest trees in Victoria.

CERES Permaculture Design Course

Wednesday, 3 August 2016 - 6:00pm

The CERES PDC covers the whole design course curriculum with extra time for urban issues and reading the landscapes of cool temperate south-eastern Australia.

Operation Jeedara Departure

Friday, 5 August 2016 -
7:30am to 8:30am

Come along to farewell the crew from the Sea Shepherd's M/Y Steve Irwin as it heads off on Operation Jeedara.

Future Projects: a group exhibition examining the current and future states of our environment

Friday, 5 August 2016 - 6:00pm to Thursday, 18 August 2016 - 3:00pm

Brunswick Street Gallery recognises the dire need we collectively share for change in our relationship with our natural environments.

Photography Exhibition: Without Borders

Friday, 5 August 2016 - 7:30pm to Tuesday, 30 August 2016 - 7:30pm

Photography Exhibition: Without Borders

Mick Molloy and Friends - Comedy for Conservation

Sunday, 7 August 2016 - 7:00pm

Supporting Rangers and anti-poaching efforts overseas, and with Indigenous rangers in Oz.

World Social Forum 2016

Tuesday, 9 August 2016 - 10:00am to Sunday, 14 August 2016 - 10:00am

An open meeting place for reflective thinking, democratic debate of ideas, formulation of proposals, free exchange of experiences and interlinking for effective action by groups of civil society

Public Meeting: Support the Kobanê war Orphans School

Thursday, 11 August 2016 - 6:30pm

The Kurdish community in Australia is trying to raise $400,000 to help build a school for war orphans in Syria.

Regent Honeyeater Project

Saturday, 13 August 2016 -
8:30am to 5:00pm

Planting weekends are heaps of fun and include talks by wildlife and plant experts and a bush dance in the evening.

Melbourne Anarchist Bookfair

Sunday, 14 August 2016 -
10:00am to 5:00pm

Up to 40 stalls held by independent booksellers and activist groups. Alongside the stalls, there will be workshops and skillshares running all day on a variety of different topics.

Join Oxfam for a Special Screening of Sonita at MIFF

Sunday, 14 August 2016 - 11:00am

Sonita tells the remarkable, inspiring story of a gutsy 14-year-old Afghan refugee living in Iran whose dream in life is to become the next Rihanna

Enviro Week at Melbourne Uni

Monday, 15 August 2016 - 10:00am to Friday, 19 August 2016 - 5:00pm

Enviro Week is coming up so get ready for workshops, movie screenings, forums, garden parties and much more!

Spark Conference - Igniting Local Action on Climate Change

Thursday, 18 August 2016 - 9:00am to Friday, 19 August 2016 - 5:00pm

Spark is MEFL’s inaugural conference to inspire collaborative action on climate change.

Hard to Believe Film Screening - Melbourne Premiere

Thursday, 18 August 2016 - 2:30pm

A documentary by two-time Emmy Award-Winning Director, Ken Stone, on the killing of prisoners of conscience for their organs in China today. Find out why doctors became murderers


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