There are a number of activities that will be held throughout the year as part of the Sustainable Ipswich series.  See what's on below and feel free to share your sustainability actions and inspire others to live, eat and play the sustainable way by using #sustainableipswich.

Community Tree Planting

The Garden of Eden bushcare group is hosting a community planting on Saturday 17 October 2020 from 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm. You can help improve our waterways and create habitat for wildlife at Cribb Park, Pelican Street, North Ipswich.  This bushcare group have been going for a number of years and have a long term plan for the area which will benefit the whole community as their work will help improve the Bremer River.

Covid-19 restrictions will be in place so please maintain social distancing, bring your own gloves and water.  Sign in will be required and if you feel sick please stay at home.

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There are also a number of other bushcare groups working across Ipswich who have regular planting and maintenance days.   To find a group near you, search our volunteer portal here.  By joining these bushcare groups, you will certainly play your part in beautifying and improving our waterways and natural areas

Nature at Night Walk (Kids and Adults)

Experience the world of nature by night … Join Jody as the sun sets and experience nature as it transitions from day to night. Discover how your sustainable lifestyle impacts on the different sights and sound of the bush after dark. Who knows what cool, new wildlife we might encounter?

For more information on walks visit Experience Nature.

Youth Sustainability Summit

Students in the Ipswich area attend the summit to discuss and learn how to live sustainably at home and at school. They have the opportunity to develop ideas to live sustainably and then can share these with other students and their families.

Ipswich EnviroForum

EnviroForum showcases initiatives and innovation surrounding the sustainable management of natural resources. Speakers change each year to discuss current hot topics in the industry.

Ipswich Libraries presents Learn for Life Online - Sustainable Living with Spurtopia

Sustainable design engineer Roman Spur, from Spurtopia, will share his tips and tricks for living a sustainable life. From organic gardening to urban animals, Roman will share his ideas, inventions and knowledge about sustainable living.

Online via Zoom.
Registrations are essential.

Registrations close Friday 19 June at 9.00 am

Register now

Kids go Wild School Holiday Nature Activities

Join in the school holiday fun at home this school holidays.  You can build a terrarium, take the nature hunt challenge and see live animals from home.

For all of the details and to register, visit Kids go Wild.


Many different workshops are held at the Queens Park Environmental Centre and you can also visit the environmental displays to learn about waste, waterways, wildlife and more.

Covid-19 restrictions are currently adhered to at the centre.  Workshops will be advertised as they are available.

See more on the centre here.