VNPA Bushwalking and Summer Adventures

Sunday, 1 January 2023 - 7:00am to Tuesday, 28 February 2023 - 10:00pm

Always was always will be Aboriginal Land

Keen to get out and about with other nature lovers? Join in!!

National Sustainable Living Festival

Wednesday, 1 February 2023 - 9:00am to Tuesday, 28 February 2023 - 10:00pm

Ideas and action for sustainability, massive array of workshops, exhibitions, films, food and everything sustainable.

Warangesda Festival

Friday, 17 February 2023 - 10:00am to Saturday, 18 February 2023 - 10:00pm

Gadigal Country

Warangesda will leave audiences with a wealth of knowledge, an experience to share and hopefully, new connections.

Ethical Enterprise Conference 2023

Wednesday, 22 February 2023 - 9:00am to Thursday, 23 February 2023 - 5:00pm


The BIG Shift - Ethical Enterprise Conference Early Ethical Enterprise Pitch Competition 2022

Castlemaine Fringe Festival 2023

Friday, 17 March 2023 - 9:00am to Sunday, 2 April 2023 - 10:00pm

Dja Dja Wurrung Country

The theme for the 2023 Festival is THRIVE.

Yeelirrie 50 years of resistance

Sunday, 19 March 2023 - 5:30am to 8:30am

Whadjuk Nyoongar

an incredible night of performance and celebration - launching a single and a book on Yeelirre - 50 years of resistance

Womin Djeka Balnarring Ngargee

Saturday, 25 March 2023 - 10:00am to 7:00pm

Bunurong Country

A festival where the community can gather to share, begin conversations and walk with First Peoples.

GECO Easter Long-weekend Camp

Friday, 7 April 2023 - 5:00pm

Bidewell, Yuin, Gunnaikurnai and Monero (Ngarigo) Country

Amongst the many activities, we will be celebrating new protections announced recently for the forests of Errinundra

Off Grid Living Festival

Saturday, 15 April 2023 - 9:00am to Sunday, 16 April 2023 - 7:00pm

Come and see how easy it is to live off grid.

Wide Open Space Festival 2023

Friday, 28 April 2023 - 9:00am to 3:45pm

Arrernte Country

The WOS team invites you head to the heartland, to the incredible Tjoritja / MacDonnell Ranges, for a feast of music, arts and performance.

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra: First Nations Showcase

Friday, 26 May 2023 - 6:30pm

Wurundjeri Country

Hear the premiere of two works by First Nations composers performed by members of Australia’s first ensemble for classically trained First Nations musicians alongside members of the MSO.

Michael Mann: Clarity on Climate

Saturday, 3 June 2023 - 7:00pm

Wurundjeri and Bunurong Country

Explore how Net Zero needs to be a milestone towards greater, more sustained change, not the ultimate goal.

NAIDOC Week 2023

Sunday, 2 July 2023 - 7:00am to Sunday, 9 July 2023 - 10:00pm

Always was always will be

Celebrate and recognise the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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.

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.
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