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During Sustainable Ipswich Week, a range of events and activities are hosted across Ipswich to help show you ways to live sustainably. Share your sustainability actions and inspire others by sharing via #sustainableipswich and live, eat and play the sustainable way!


Nature at Night Walk (Adults)

Tuesday 20 August @ 5.30 pm | White Rock Spring Mountain Conservation Estate

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?


Nature at Night Walk (Kids)

Wednesday 21 August @ 5.30 pm | White Rock Spring Mountain Conservation Estate

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?


Youth Sustainability Summit

Wednesday 21 August @ 8.45 am - 2.15 pm | Ipswich Civic Centre

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 2019

Thursday 22 August @ 1.30 pm - 5.00 pm, Ipswich Civic Centre

EnviroForum showcases initiatives and innovation surrounding the sustainable management of natural resources. The theme for 2019 is 'Our Wildlife Neighbours', where we will discuss our wildlife neighbours, their protection, discovering their habits and how we can all live together.


Ipswich Enviro Awards 2019

Thursday 22 August @ 5.00 pm – 7.00 pm | Ipswich Civic Centre

The Enviro Awards recognises and celebrates the great work done within our community to protect our environment and encourage sustainable living. Nominations are open until Wednesday 31 July and winners will be announced at the awards ceremony.


Guest Speaker: Filmmaker Damon Gameau

Thursday 22 August @ 5.00 pm – 7.00 pm | Ipswich Civic Centre

Award winning writer, director and filmmaker of the documentary "2040", Damon Gameau will share the experiences and findings he gained from making the film.


Documentary Film Screening: 2040 (Damon Gameau)

Friday 23 August @5.30 pm | Barry Jones Auditorium , Ipswich

View the film "2040", from award winning writer, director and filmmaker Damon Gameau. Come along, bring some movie eats and enjoy the film - and start your journey towards a better 2040.


Garden of Eden Tree Planting

Saturday 24 August @ 1.30 pm | Cribb Park, North Ipswich

Members of the Garden of Eden group volunteer at Cribb Park to rehabilitate the bank of the Bremer River. Be a part of their community tree planting on Saturday and play your part in beautifying and improving our waterways:


Composting and Worm Farm Workshop

Sunday 25 August @ 9.30 am and 11.00 am | Queens Park Environmental Education Centre, Ipswich

Want to transform you food and garden waste into something useful?  This workshop will show you how to create nutrients to get your garden growing from your unwanted organic waste.