Nature Festival 2023

Sunday, 1 October 2023 - 9:00am to Sunday, 15 October 2023 - 5:00pm

Kaurna, Nukunu, Ngadjuri, Meru, Ngargad, Ngarrindjeri and Narangga Country and beyond

Take part in a weekend of hundreds of events and workshops on Aboriginal culture, adventure, ecology, craft, delicious food and entertainment.

Sport and the Climate Crisis: The Power of Advocacy, Activism and Protest

Wednesday, 4 October 2023 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Bunurong Country

Creative Directions considers how media, culture, and communications industries contribute to thriving communities.

iNaturalist Workshop with Connecting Country

Friday, 6 October 2023 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Dja Dja Wurrung Country

Learn ow to use and benefit from the iNaturalist biodiversity platform as part of The Buzz project: promoting pollinators of Central Victoria

Now and Forever Music Festival

Friday, 6 October 2023 - 2:00pm

Yorta Yorta Woka

A.B. Original, Baker Boy, Barkaa, Emma D and more.This is about celebration, inclusivity, solidarity, positivity and listening, as much as it is about a voice. In that spirit, everyone is welcome.

Vikings vs Climate Change

Friday, 6 October 2023 - 5:30pm

Wurundjeri Country

Through comedy, song and spectacle two Vikings battle the greatest issue of our time: Climate Change.

Celebrating Victoria's Forests - Strzelecki Koala Tour

Saturday, 7 October 2023 - 9:00am

Gunaikurnai Country

Visit special forests and celebrate their protection after decades of campaigning with the Strzlecki Koala Action Team

Urban Foraging 101 - CoW Sustainable Communities Workshop Series

Saturday, 7 October 2023 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Wurundjeri Willum Clan and Taungurung Country

For this no-cost, in-person workshop join foraging expert, Anna The Urban Nanna, for a practical presentation on the basics of Urban Foraging.

Stop Black Deaths in Custody National Day of Action

Saturday, 7 October 2023 - 1:00pm

Across the country

It’s time to implement the recommendations from the 1991 Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody NOW!

Youth Climate Training Weekends

Sunday, 8 October 2023 - 9:30am

Wurundjeri and Kaurna Country

If you want to learn more about climate change and taking action, meet other young people in your state or territory who want to make a difference, come along to a training weekend

Newcastle We Need to Talk. Should our governments allow new coal in a climate crisis?

Monday, 9 October 2023 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Awabakal and Worimi Land

Will we continue to see massive coal project expansions, fuelling the climate crisis? Or can we turn this around and show the world that change is possible?

Loving the Vic Alps - Friends of the Earth Info Night

Wednesday, 11 October 2023 - 6:00pm

Wurundjeri Country

Join the Friends of the Earth Melbourne forests campaign at Patagonia Melbourne for an evening to hear all about our Alpine campaign and where to next.

Landscape Restoration and Indigenous Ecology (8 sessions)

Friday, 13 October 2023 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Wurundjeri Country

This course aims to introduce you to the biodiversity that makes up our city and equip you with introductory skills in restoration, revegetation and landscape management.

Citizens Talking Climate Action

Friday, 20 October 2023 - 7:00pm

Wurundjeri and Boonwurrung Country

An event for all! Join us for an evening cuppa, where we will discuss climate action and solutions and all the ways for living it now.

No People on a Dead Planet

Sunday, 29 October 2023 - 11:00am

Gadigal Country

The NSW Government are doing budget estimate hearings over Halloween - sounds terrifying! Come join the zombie walk thriller dance for a safe climate.

Power Up for Climate Solutions

Friday, 3 November 2023 - 7:00am to Saturday, 4 November 2023 - 10:00pm

Global action

All around the world, people will come together to power up the global renewable energy revolution. Let’s shift money & political influence away from fossil fuel companies & towards climate solutions.

Walk to Little Dargo to Protect Forests

Sunday, 5 November 2023 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Dhudhuroa, Gunai-Kurnai, Taungurung, Waywurru and Jaithmathang Country

Come on this spectacular walk in the high country and learn about the forests, their threats and how you can help protect this incredible place.

Celebrating Victoria's Forests - Central Highlands Tour

Saturday, 11 November 2023 - 9:00am

Taungurung and Wurundjeri Country

Come see these beautiful forests and celebrate the end of logging announced earlier this year

Victorian Forest Alliance Art Auction Call Out

Wednesday, 15 November 2023 - 9:00am to Saturday, 18 November 2023 - 5:00pm

Wurundjeri and Bunurong Country

VFA are calling for artists to donate works that will be exhibited in the beautiful Art Room in Footscray and auctioned to provide critically important funds for forest conservation

Conference: Conscientious Objection in Asia

Saturday, 18 November 2023 - 10:00am to Monday, 20 November 2023 - 5:00pm

Come Together !

takayna BioBlitz 2023

Thursday, 23 November 2023 - 10:00am to Sunday, 26 November 2023 - 5:00pm

takayna Country

Immerse yourself in ancient temperate rainforests, buttongrass plains and wild rivers while joining a passionate community for a weekend of biological surveying.

The People's Blockade of the World's Largest Coal Port

Friday, 24 November 2023 - 9:00am to Monday, 27 November 2023 - 5:00pm

Awabakal and Worimi Country

take positive action for a safe climate future in one of the largest peaceful civil disobedience protests for climate action in Australia’s history.

Vegan Campout Australia 2023

Friday, 24 November 2023 - 12:00pm to Sunday, 26 November 2023 - 5:00pm

Darkingjung Country

Join in the world’s largest vegan camping festival with talks from international and local speakers, music, afterparties, workshops and some of the best vegan food and market stalls in Australia

GECO 30 Year Anniversary Celebration

Friday, 1 December 2023 - 10:30am to Sunday, 3 December 2023 - 10:00pm

Gunaikurnai, Bidewell and Monero Country

GECO is turning 30 in 2023. Yes, from 1993 to 2023, just like that.


Friday, 1 December 2023 - 7:00pm to 7:30pm

Wurundjeri Country

BLAKTIVISM 2023 will explore Skylore, the Lore that connects all First Nations cultures across the country through stories in the sky

International Call: Action week to the International Human Rights Day

Monday, 4 December 2023 - 10:00am to Sunday, 10 December 2023 - 10:00am

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